Man injured by corrosive drip on face

Man injured by corrosive drip on face

Man injured by corrosive drip on face

First published in News

THE HEALTH and Safety executive have been called in to investigate after acid is thought to have spilled onto a man’s face.

The man in his 60s was taken to Basildon Hospital with potentially life-changing injuries after the incident, in which a corrosive substance is thought to have dripped from a pipe.

Paramedics were called to Wiseman Industries – which makes descaler, freeze spray and silicone spray – in Radford Crescent, Billericay, at 1.05pm on Tuesday.

The hazardous area response team were also sent, along with a fire crew who made the area safe.

Staff at the building declined to comment.

A spokesman for the Health and Safety Executive confirmed they are aware of the incident and were investigating.

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4:17pm Sat 16 Aug 14

runwellian says...

Good job this wasn't today, he would have had a very long wait in A&E!
Good job this wasn't today, he would have had a very long wait in A&E! runwellian
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