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Report: Ingestion of harmful substance at CH2M Hill in Pasadena, Texas

DATE: 03/16/17

An employee was performing PH analysis on water using sodium hydroxide. The employee ingested some of it and was hospitalized for a burned esophagus and stomach.

Report ID 2017032435  
Date 03/16/2017  
UPA 1192378  
Inspection 1220043  
Primary NAICS 541330  
Nature 194 Internal injuries to organs and blood vessels of the trunk
Part of Body 38 Multiple trunk locations
Source 1125 Sodium and potassium hydroxide, potassium carbonate
Event 553 Ingestion of harmful substance
Hospitalized Yes  
Amputation No  

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