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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 170851612 - Employee Burned When Cooking Tank Explodes

Accident: 170851612 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 02/21/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12024013002/25/20002037Mcp Foods Inc Dba Firmenich Inc

Employee #1 was in the processing area when a cooking tank exploded. He suffered third-degree burns on his right arm and ear. The tank exploded when oxygen entered it.

Keywords: burn, oxygen, cooker, ear, explosion, chemical reaction, arm, chemical vapor, tank, chemical

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 120240130 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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