Accident Report Detail
Accident: 170006654 - Employee Burned And Blinded By Grout Compound
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|115172850||12/23/1997||1781||Barnes Inc Dba Barnes Drilling|
Employee #1 was filling bore holes in rock with an expanding grout compound designed to break the rock. The compound overpressureized the rock and was expelled into Employee #1's face. He suffered chemical burns that resulted in permanent loss of eyesight. He had apparently applied the compound incorrectly and had not been wearing eye protection.
|End Use||Proj Type||Proj Cost||Stories||NonBldgHt||Fatality|
|Other heavy construction||Other||Under $50,000|
|1||115172850||Hospitalized injury||Burn(Chemical)||Occupation not reported||FallDist: