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Accident: 123497.015 - Employee Burns Eyes And Face Due To Chemical Reaction

Accident: 123497.015 -- Report ID: 0950624 -- Event Date: 07/31/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1424592.01508/20/2019The Wine Group
At 9:15 p.m. on July 31, 2019, Employee #1 was attempting to add about 1 quart o f dry flaked chemical to inside a 3-inch hose for cleaning the wine storage tank . As soon as the employee added the flaked chemical to inside the hose, liquid c ontent from inside the hose burst out and splashed onto Employee #1's face and e yes. The chemical burned Employee #1's eyes and a few spots on his face, requiri ng multiple days of hospitalization and surgery.
Keywords: burn, chemical, chemical burn, chemical exposure, chemical reaction, eye, face, splashed
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1424592.015 29 M Hospitalized injury Machine operators, not specified

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