|Document ID (ISN)||104108|
|ISSN - Serial title
||1287-7778 - PrÚvention BTP
|Convention or series no.
||Fiche accident n░ A4 S 03 05
||Gaseous chlorine poisoning
||Intoxication au chlore gazeux [in French]|
||Mar. 2005, No.72, p.29-30. Illus. 3 ref.
||This information sheet describes an accidental poisoning by gaseous chlorine in a worker involved in cleaning the sanitary facilities of a building site. The worker attempted to dilute Javel water into a container which had previously contained hydrochloric acid and in which residual amounts of acid were still present. The information sheet outlines measures for the prevention of such incidents (information and training of workers, disposal of empty containers, adequate ventilation, use of personal protective equipment).
||poisoning; javel water; accident descriptions; cleaning agents; chlorine
||hydrochloric acid; safe working methods; personal protective equipment; ventilation
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||France|
|Broad subject area(s)
||Halogens and their inorganic compounds