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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 170386817 - Employee Burned From Exposure To Anhydrous Ammonia

Accident: 170386817 -- Report ID: 0551800 -- Event Date: 05/17/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12397026105/25/19938699Dubois County Co-Op Inc
On May 17 1993, Employee #1 was transferring anhydrous ammonia from a storage tank to a portable tank. For some reason, ammonia gas escaped. The employee, who was wearing gloves and goggles, sustained anhydrous ammonia burns on his abdomen, around his eyes, nose, and throat, and on his thighs and testicles. Employee #1 was hospitalized.
Keywords: eye, throat, abdomen, protective clothing, nose, thigh, anhydrous ammonia, chemical burn, gas leak
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 123970261 Hospitalized injury Burn(Chemical) Occupation not reported

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