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Accident: 125959163 - Employee'S Eye Injured When Splashed By Chemical

Accident: 125959163 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 03/29/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12595916305/29/19967218Mission Linen Supply
At approximately 3:20 p.m. on March 29, 1996, a corrosive substance, Diveralk 1C, was being transferred between storage tanks. Employee #1 opened a view port on the top of the tank to monitor the filling process. As he looked inside the tank, a small splash of the liquid struck him in the right eye. Employee #1 sustained chemical burns in his eye and was hospitalized for two days. The Division proposed the employer be cited for a serious violation of T8CCR 3382(a) because appropriate eye and face protection was not utilized in the transfer of a hazardous material.
Keywords: eye, caustic, ppe, work rules, storage tank, corrosion, chemical burn, chemical
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125959163 Hospitalized injury Burn(Chemical) Laundering and dry cleaning machine operators

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