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Accident: 100477.015 - Employee Sustains Burns When Working On Distillery Batch

Accident: 100477.015 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 07/05/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1245219.01507/07/2017Venus Spirits Llc

At 11:16 a.m. on July 5, 2017, an employee was distilling a batch of single malt and brewing a beer while working in the distillery and brewery areas of the sto re. The employee was operating a 1,000-liter still with the still hatch door cl osed and heated steam supplied from a boiler in the boiler room. Fluids were le aking from the edge of the hatch and the employee was trying to tighten a replac ement clamp on the still's door. The employee suffered second and third degree burns on his right hand, neck, chest, abdomen and back when he was drenched by t he escaping heated gases and fluids. The employee was hospitalized.

Keywords: abdomen, accidental discharge, back, burn, chemical, chest, compressed gas, flowing material, hand, heat, hot water, pressure vessel, steam, struck by

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1245219.015 27 M Hospitalized injury Miscelaneous food preparation occupations

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