No one plans on being involved in an industrial accident, it just happens. In Al’s case, it was simply a matter of being in the wrong place at the right time.
While returning to his work area from the tool crib, a drum of caustic material slipped off of a fork lift. The drum hit the side of an inventory rack and split open. Al was splashed across his left side, soaking his clothing from head to toe. A significant amount of the hazardous material struck his exposed face and hands.