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Accident: 109287.015 - Employee Sustains Chemical Burn After Chemical Reaction

Accident: 109287.015 -- Report ID: 0355121 -- Event Date: 08/05/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1336320.01508/07/2018Bunge North America
At 8:30 p.m. on August 5, 2018, an employee was cleaning a milk tank. The employ ee added an alkaline cleaner into the tank that held the water for cleaning. The chemical reacted to the contents in the tank which caused some corrosive liquid to splash onto the employee. The employee was hospitalized for a chemical burn.
Keywords: burn, chemical burn, chemical reaction, cleaning fluid, corrosive, tank cleaning
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1336320.015 45 M Hospitalized injury

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