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Accident: 738039 - Employee'S Eyes Exposed To Hydrochloric Acid During Release

Accident: 738039 -- Report ID: 0452110 -- Event Date: 07/07/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11234044307/17/19902822E I Du Pont De Nemours & Co Inc
On July 7, Employee #1 was loading a tank car with hydrochloric acid. The tank car overpressurized, causing a release of the acid into Employee #1's eyes. He was hospitalized.
Keywords: eye, loading, hydrochloric acid, railroad tank car, high pressure, accidental discharge
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 112340443 Hospitalized injury Burn(Chemical) Rail vehicle operators, n.e.c.

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