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Report: Contact with hot objects or substances at Poole Chemical Company, Inc. in Borger, Texas

DATE: 05/24/17

An employee was loading molten sulfur into a trailer when the line clogged and the molten sulfur spilled out, burning the front right side of the employee’s head.

Report ID 2017054673  
Date 05/24/2017  
UPA 1220627  
Inspection 1235928  
Primary NAICS 325314  
Nature 1520 Heat (thermal) burns, unspecified
Part of Body 10 Head, unspecified
Source 1779 Sulfur and sulfur compounds, n.e.c
Event 533 Contact with hot objects or substances
Hospitalized Yes  
Amputation No  

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