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Report: Inhalation of harmful substance-single episode at OMI Environmental Solutions in Houston, Texas

DATE: 08/04/16

An employee was driving a tractor pulling a stainless steel trailer containing a chemical solution when he felt an explosion from the trailer. He exited the tractor and was engulfed in fumes, causing loss of eyesight, difficulty speaking, and chest and throat irritation. He was hospitalized.

Report ID 2016087225  
Date 08/04/2016  
UPA 1122463  
Primary NAICS 562910  
Nature 1968 Multiple poisoning, toxic, noxious, or allergenic effects
Part of Body 6 BODY SYSTEMS
Source 10 Chemicals and chemical products, unspecified
Event 5521 Inhalation of harmful substance-single episode
Hospitalized Yes  
Amputation No  

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