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|LDEQ Accident Number
|Point Source(s)||Notes||Amount of Release|
|Sulfur block, Sulfur Truck Loading||Cause: Truck driver overloaded a sulfur truck, then attempted to offload the excess amount before transport; removed cap to connect hose without first ensuring that the offloading valve was closed. Molten sulfur spilled into the impervious sulfur block containment loading-areavand splashed on his PPE (personal protective equipment) suit and went down his boot, giving a 2" 2nd degree burn on his foot and ankle.
No RQ's exceeded.|
Notes: Driver given medical attention on-site, then sent to Our Lady of the Lake hospital, treated & released. Spill cleaned from containment area.