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Accident: 609008 - Employee Dies From Chemical Burns

Accident: 609008 -- Report ID: 0418100 -- Event Date: 10/07/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10717829510/27/19945411Publix Super Markets, Inc.
A cleaning chemical called Enforce had been placed in a sink, along with dirty dishes. Employee #1 raked the dirty dishes and the Enforce into the sink together. There were other chemicals in the sink and the Enforce reacted with them. Employee #1 suffered severe burns and died three weeks later.
Keywords: burn, work rules, cleaning, chemical reaction, chemical burn, chemical, warning sign
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 107178295 Fatality Burn(Chemical) Occupation not reported

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