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Accident: 32775.015 - Employee Receives Chemical Burns When An Ammonia Line In The

Accident: 32775.015 -- Report ID: 0728900 -- Event Date: 06/28/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
491378.01506/28/2012York Cold Storage 1, Llc
At approximately 11:00 a.m. on June 28, 2012, an employee was chipping ice in freezer causing a chuck of ice to fall and strike an ammonia line. Ammonia was released, causing chemical burns to the employees lungs and foot.
Keywords: ammonia, foot, lung, freezer compartment, chemical burn, burn
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 491378.015 37 M Non Hospitalized injury Burn(Chemical) Machinery maintenance occupations
2 491378.015 40 M Hospitalized injury Burn(Chemical) Machinery maintenance occupations
3 491378.015 52 M Non Hospitalized injury Burn(Chemical) Machinery maintenance occupations

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