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Accident: 201504842 - Employee Ingests Caustic Chemical And Is Hospitalized

Accident: 201504842 -- Report ID: 0950614 -- Event Date: 05/05/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30733394806/08/20042099La Tapatia - Norcal, Inc
On May 5, 2004, an employee siphoned a caustic liquid degreaser from a 55-gallon drum to a small bucket. The employee ingested some of the chemical, and he was taken to St. Rose Hospital, where he was hospitalized for two days for treatment of an internal chemical burn.
Keywords: abdomen, caustic, work rules, cleaning, degreaser, chemical burn, cleaning fluid, chemical
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 307333948 Hospitalized injury Burn(Chemical) Janitors and cleaners

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