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Accident: 170619241 - Employee Suffers Dermatitis After Using Degreaser

Accident: 170619241 -- Report ID: 0950651 -- Event Date: 08/10/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12018678809/27/19951442Rmc Lonestar
Employee #1, a drag line operator, was carrying out routine maintenance on his equipment using a petroleum-based degreaser. This resulted in his developing dermatitis, which spread from his hands to his face and scrotum area. Employee #1 was hospitalized for five days.
Keywords: maintenance, allergic reaction, dermatitis, cleaning, degreaser, chemical reaction, cleaning fluid, skin, chemical
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 120186788 Hospitalized injury Dermatitis Crane and tower operators

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