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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 112347760 - James N Gray Construction Co

Inspection Information - Office: Kentucky

Nr: 112347760Report ID: 0452110Open Date: 05/09/1991

James N Gray Construction Co
Hoover Blvd
Frankfort, KY 40601
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1541/General Contractors-Industrial Buildings and Warehouses
Mailing: 250 W Main St Suite 2500, Lexington, KY 40507

Inspection Type:Unprog Rel
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Health Close Conference:08/13/1991
Close Case:08/14/1991

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 781484Event: 05/09/1991Employees Are Overcome By Xylene Vapors, One Hospitalized
Workers completing work on an expansion facility at an existing production site were applying a urethane coating to the facility's floor. Xylene vapors from the urethane coating migrated from the expansion facility to another building where Employees #1 through #10, production workers, began to experience symptoms typical of solvent exposure. Employee #1, who was suffering chest pains, was held overnight at a hospital for observation. Employees #2 through #10 were given oxygen therapy and released.
Keywords: respiratory, xylene, inhalation, toxic fumes, overexposure, chest, vapor
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 112347760 Occupation Not Listed

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