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Accident: 202555975 - Employee Sustains Chemical Burn On Foot From Spill

Accident: 202555975 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 12/29/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31553272102/08/20137349Contract Services Group Inc.

On December 29, 2012, Employee #1, with Contract Services Group Inc., was part of a small crew and was cleaning an outdoor barbecue grill. Employee #1's supervisor instructed Employee #1 to use the cleaner at full strength. Employee #1 subsequently spilled some of the cleaning fluid on his left foot, which soaked through his shoe and sock to his skin. Employee #1 did not remove his shoe or sock or rinse his foot during the remainder of his shift. Several weeks after the incident, Employee #1 sought medical treatment for his foot. Employee #1 was hospitalized for treatment of chemical burns of his left foot.

Keywords: maintenance, building, cleaning, chemical burn, cleaning fluid, spill, foot

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 315532721 Hospitalized injury Burn(Chemical) Janitors and cleaners

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