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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 170252845 - Employee Sustains Chemical Burn From Floor Stripper

Accident: 170252845 -- Report ID: 1055340 -- Event Date: 05/23/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11146042406/18/19918221St Martin'S College
On May 23, 1991, Employee #1 was applying a corrosive floor stripper chemical to the outer floor of a dormitory room, She was kneeling, and her clothing became soaked with the cleaner/stripper. Employee #1 suffered second- and third-degree chemical burns on and around her right knee. Causal factors in this incident included the corrosive nature of the chemical compound and the length of time the chemical remained on the skin.
Keywords: knee, protective clothing, caustic, work rules, cleaning, chemical burn, cleaning fluid, skin, chemical, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111460424 Hospitalized injury Burn(Chemical) Occupation not reported

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