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Report: Exposure through intact skin, eyes, or other exposed tissue at GCA Education Services, Inc. in Livingston, Texas

DATE: 04/13/16

An employee was removing gauges from a compressor when refrigerant came out and caused first and second degree burns to his right hand. He was hospitalized.

Report ID 2016043084  
Date 04/13/2016  
UPA 1081398  
Primary NAICS 561720  
Nature 1512 Second degree chemical burns and corrosions
Part of Body 440 Hand(s), unspecified
Source 1320 Fluorine compounds, unspecified
Event 5544 Exposure through intact skin, eyes, or other exposed tissue
Hospitalized Yes  
Amputation No  

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