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Accident: 200081099 - Employee Injured In Chemical Spill

Accident: 200081099 -- Report ID: 0112000 -- Event Date: 07/11/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30008534707/12/20012819Univertical Bristol Corporation

A 2000-gallon polypropylene tank of nickel sulfate and a 5000-gallon tank of nickel sulfate both ruptured and 7000 gallons of nickel sulfate were spilled into the workplace. Employee #1 and four coworkers were sent to the hospital as a result of the spillage. Employee #1 was treated for shrapnel to the legs and shoulders and suffered severe dermatitis. None of the employees were admitted to the hospital.

Keywords: dermatitis, rupture, spill, tank

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300085347 Non Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Supervisors, production occupations

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