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Report: Inhalation of harmful substance-single episode at Valero Refining-Texas, L.P. in Corpus Christi, Texas

DATE: 11/20/18

An employee was lining up a water injection pump when naphtha and hydrogen sulfide were released. The employee was exposed and was hospitalized for injuries to the lungs. Personal protective equipment was not being worn at the time of the incident.

Report ID 20181111936  
Date 11/20/2018  
UPA 1402699  
Inspection 1361514  
Primary NAICS 324110  
Nature 194 Internal injuries to organs and blood vessels of the trunk
Part of Body 310 Chest, except internal location of diseases or disorders
Source 1771 Hydrogen sulfide
Event 5521 Inhalation of harmful substance-single episode
Hospitalized Yes  
Amputation No  

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