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Accident: 202508172 - Two Employees Burn Faces And Hands Charging A Kettle

Accident: 202508172 -- Report ID: 0950622 -- Event Date: 03/15/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31432634903/22/20112869Sunpol Resins And Polymers, Inc.
On March 15, 2011, two employees (Employee#1; Employee#2), Sunpol Resins and Polymers, Inc., tried to determine lack of vacuum while charging a kettle (K2) with isophthalic acid. While doing so, hot resin came out. Employee#1 sustained second degree burns in his face and hands, and Employee#2 had first degree burn in his hands. Both employees were hospitalized. %09
Keywords: fire, vacuum vessel, face, hand, chemical
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 314326349 Hospitalized injury Burn(Chemical) Occupation not reported

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