Report: Exposure through intact skin, eyes, or other exposed tissue at Aqua Solutions in Deer Park, Texas
An employee was tightening the valve on a 120-liter HDPE tank. The nipple to the valve broke off, releasing the sulfuric acid in the tank. The acid sprayed the employee’s upper chest, arms, thighs, and face. He suffered second-degree burns on the body and third-degree burns on the legs. He was hospitalized.