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Accident: 200100428 - Five Employees Burned In Chemical Release

Accident: 200100428 -- Report ID: 0522300 -- Event Date: 07/22/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12193183607/23/19962819Scm Chemicals
Employees #1 through #5 were flushing a titanium tetrachloride tank with water when the tank contents erupted, spraying the employees with acid. All sustained chemical burns, for which Employees #1 through #4 were hospitalized.
Keywords: caustic, cleaning, chemical reaction, chemical burn, accidental discharge, chemical
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 121931836 Hospitalized injury Burn(Chemical) Chemical technicians
2 121931836 Hospitalized injury Burn(Chemical) Chemical technicians
3 121931836 Hospitalized injury Burn(Chemical) Chemical technicians
4 121931836 Hospitalized injury Burn(Chemical) Chemical technicians
5 121931836 Non Hospitalized injury Burn(Chemical) Chemical technicians

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