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Accident: 115582.015 - Employee Burns Leg After Falling Into Degreaser Solution

Accident: 115582.015 -- Report ID: 0552652 -- Event Date: 03/22/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1391638.01504/22/2019Depor Industries Inc
At 7:00 p.m. on March 22, 2019, Employee #1 was climbing a dip tank for a metal coating company. His leg was burned after falling off the ledge into the dip tan k when attempting to avoid an oncoming hoist. The employee was hospitalized with third degree chemical burns from the degreaser solution.
Keywords: burn, chemical burn, coating operation, degreaser, degreaser tank, fall, leg, solution
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1391638.015 41 M Hospitalized injury Hoist and winch operators

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