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Accident: 119948263 - Employee Suffers Burns From Steam

Accident: 119948263 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 03/13/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11994826305/21/20018221Loma Linda University Medical Center

At approximately 1:55 p.m. on March 13, 2001, Employee #1, a building maintenance mechanic, sustained multiple second-degree burn injuries as a result of coming into contact with hot water and steam. Employee #1 had been cleaning a condensate filter on the hot water supply system when the accident occurred. Employee #1 received first aid and was transported to the hospital where he was treated and hospitalized for three days.

Keywords: burn, heat, boiler, cleaning, hot water tank, steam, hot water

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119948263 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Specified mechanics and repairers

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