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Accident: 100075.015 - Employee Is Splashed With Chemical Mixture And Suffers Burns

Accident: 100075.015 -- Report ID: 0522300 -- Event Date: 10/09/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1272269.01510/24/2017Country Pure Foods, Inc.
At 12:02 p.m. on October 9, 2017, an employee was working as a blender. The emp loyee was closing a valve on a cleaning and sanitation system and the sulfuric a cid sprayed out of the valve and contacted the rubber type apron he was wearing. The chemical dripping/splashed from the apron onto his pant legs and into his boot. The employee washed himself at a nearby wash station and changed his clot hes. The employee reported the incident to his supervisor and later went to a h ospital when he was admitted with second and third degree chemical burn injuries to his lower left leg.
Keywords: accidental discharge, chemical, chemical burn, lockout/tagout, sulfuric acid
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1272269.015 44 M Hospitalized injury Production coordinators

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