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Accident: 971960 - Employee Injured When Burned By Chemical

Accident: 971960 -- Report ID: 0854910 -- Event Date: 10/24/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10563649210/26/19903341Johnson Matthey
Employee #1 was taking a sample from a tank when a chemical reaction caused the solution to boil over. The hot liquid splashed on him as he tried to get away. He suffered minor burns to his back and second-degree burns to both of his lower legs.
Keywords: burn, work rules, back, chemical reaction, tank, chemical, high temperature, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 105636492 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Miscellaneous plant and system operators

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