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Accident: 1000066 - Employee'S Eyes And Face Exposed To Caustic Soda Solution

Accident: 1000066 -- Report ID: 0453710 -- Event Date: 08/08/1988
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1848180409/28/19889199City Of Reidsville
A fifty percent caustic soda liquid was being transferred between a truck and a tank. One hundred and seventy gallons of the 4,000 gallon delivery had been transferred when the delivery hose ruptured. Caustic soda liquid spewed out through the rupture, striking Employee #1 in the face and eyes.
Keywords: delivery work, eye, work rules, hose, rupture, chemical burn, spill, face, accidental discharge
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 18481804 Hospitalized injury Burn(Chemical) Machinery maintenance occupations

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