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Accident: 201703477 - Worker Drinks Glue From Secondary Container, Suffers Burn

Accident: 201703477 -- Report ID: 1054195 -- Event Date: 06/04/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31592684006/06/20121521Timothy Wayne Huberd
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31592683206/05/20127363Barrett Business Services Inc
On June 4, 2012, an employee, of Barrett Business Services, Inc., The Dalles, OR, was in a subcontractor's storage area. He picked up and drank from a Power Ade bottle, thinking it was water. However, the bottle, which was labeled "Danger," "Epoxy," and "Glenn," and further labeled with a skull and crossbones icon, contained epoxy hardener. The employee suffered a chemical burn and was hospitalized.
Keywords: chemical burn, inattention, burn, glue, construction, poisoning
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 315926840 Hospitalized injury Burn(Chemical) Construction laborers
2 315926832 Occupation not reported

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