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Accident: 106229.015 - Employee Sustains Chemical Burns On Multiple Locations

Accident: 106229.015 -- Report ID: 0950624 -- Event Date: 05/08/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1319016.01505/23/2018George Chiala Farms, Inc.
At 11:30 a.m. on May 8,, 2018, an employee was refilling a 55 gallon drum of ADOX from a full drum he believed to be ADOX but actually contained sulfuric acid. The employee was knocked over when the drum ruptured from the chemical reaction of the two chemical compounds being mixed and injured his head and right shoulder. The employee was splashed with the chemicals in his eye and mouth, shoulder, and side. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: rupture, eye, mouth, head, drum, shoulder, sulfuric acid, chemical reaction, chemical burn
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1319016.015 42 M Hospitalized injury Burn(Chemical) Mechanical controls and valve repairers

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