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Accident: 115291.015 - Employee Suffers Hydrogen Fluoride Acid Exposure To Face

Accident: 115291.015 -- Report ID: 0625700 -- Event Date: 04/05/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1392732.01504/10/2019Turner Industries Group L.L.C
At 9:30 a.m. on April 5, 2019, an employee was working for a manufacturer of fabricated pipes and pipe fittings. He was cutting a 200-millimeter (8-inch) pipe to replace a valve. As he was cutting out the valve, he suffered an exposure of hydrogen fluoride (HF acid) to his face. He was hospitalized for two or more days.
Keywords: pipe, lockout, hydrogen fluoride, face, burn, cutting, valve
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1392732.015 99 M Hospitalized injury Burn(Chemical)

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