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Accident: 170609630 - Employee Burned While Cleaning Cooker

Accident: 170609630 -- Report ID: 0950641 -- Event Date: 05/02/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12004239505/13/19972066See'S Candy Shops Inc

Employee #1 was assigned to clean a copper candy cooker with hot water and a mild phosphoric acid solution. He overfilled the copper cooker and hot liquid splashed out . He sustained scalding burns that required hospitalization. Employee #1 performed this task infrequently and had not followed the cleaning protocol.

Keywords: burn, work rules, cleaning, cooker, phosphoric acid, inexperience, spill, high temperature, hot water

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 120042395 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Mixing and blending machine operators

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