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Accident: 101029.015 - Employee Is Struck By Release Of Chemical Under High Pressur

Accident: 101029.015 -- Report ID: 0626700 -- Event Date: 11/22/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1279306.01511/27/2017Invista S.A.R.L
At 1:15 a.m. on November 22, 2017, an employee was preparing to make piping connections from a heat exchanger to a reactor. A liquid chemical under high pressure was released when bolts on the blinds were removed, striking the employee and resulting in fractured body parts.
Keywords: reactor, high pressure, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1279306.015 69 M Hospitalized injury Fracture Millwrights

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