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Motiva Enterprises (2719), Convent

LDEQ Accident Report

Accident #116293
State Police #09-2117
Accident Date2009-07-07
Report Date 2009-07-09
Follow-up Date 0000-00-00
Follow-up: No

Pollutants Released

Pollutant Duration Point Source Greenhouse Gas Criteria Pollutant Ozone forming chemical Amount of Release
Sulfuric Acidno information given--brief contactprotection suitNONONOBRQ

Accident Classified As:

Cause of Problem: Human Factors

Worker burned on wrist by sulfuric acid residue during decontamination procedure after repairing a sulfuric acid leak in a tank unit. Small amount of acid was on the duct tape holding his gloves connected to the suit and came into contact with his skin.

Discharge Preventable - No Information Given

Notes/Remedial Actions

Worker treated at St. Elizabeth hospital with "minor injuries" & discharged. No letter or report filed by Motiva.