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Accident: 100395.015 - Employee Falls Through Floor Opening And Suffers Second Degr

Accident: 100395.015 -- Report ID: 0830600 -- Event Date: 10/28/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1274576.01510/30/2017Clean Harbors Environmental Services, Inc.
At 10:15 a.m. on October 28, 2017, an employee entered a darkened building and was crossing the floor when he fell head first into a concrete basin that was filled with approximately 12-18 inches with caustic liquid waste. The employee was removed from the basin by coworkers and decontaminated before being sent to the hospital. The employee was treated for second degree burns to his body and was hospitalized for two days.
Keywords: access/egress, floor opening, hazardous waste, fall, toxic waste, burn
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1274576.015 51 M Hospitalized injury Burn(Chemical) Hazardous Materials Removal Worker

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