CalOSHA is currently investigating a recent incident at Vista Paints where two men suffered from chemical exposure. Fullerton Fire Department Division Chief, Julie Kunze, stated that paint strippers caused the chemical fumes that killed Roberto Magdariaga, 62, and put another 45 year old man into critical condition according to an article by OC Register. CalOSHA spokesperson, Erika Monterroza, stated that the men were both working in a tank when the incident happened.
Sgt. Andrew Goodrich of Fullerton PD stated that the men were discovered by a co-worker who pulled the men from the tank along with the help of other fellow workers.