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Accident: 170156376 - Employee Burned In Chemical Boil-Over

Accident: 170156376 -- Report ID: 0950642 -- Event Date: 06/27/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11206320107/02/19923341Pgp Industries Inc
At approximately 8:20 a.m. on June 27, 1992, Employee #1, of PGP Industries, Inc., poured a 5 gallon pail of acid into a reactor of solution at about 105 degrees F. The reactor boiled over, and Employee #1 suffered chemical burns to his arms, chest, knees, and ankles. He was not protected by shielding or other appropriate means. A serious violation of T8CCR 5167(a) was observed and cited. Other serious and regulatory violations were also observed and cited.
Keywords: chest, knee, reactor, ppe, work rules, chemical reaction, chemical burn, arm, ankle, chemical
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 112063201 Hospitalized injury Burn(Chemical) Occupation not reported

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