Recently, a truck driver was off-loading 94% sulfuric acid.

During the off-loading process, a pressurized 3-inch hose uncoupled, saturating the victim with sulfuric acid. The victim rinsed in an on-site chemical shower and was immediately transported to the hospital.


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