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Accident: 201054699 - Employee Burned By Hot Steam

Accident: 201054699 -- Report ID: 0950642 -- Event Date: 03/23/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30077627512/18/20002844Packaging Advantage Corp

On March 23, 2000, an employee was repairing piping in a boiler room in preparation for the installation of a new blow down tank for the boiler. The rubber hose was not adequately secured to the drain and the steam pressure blew the hose out of the drain. Hot water splashed onto the employee, and he suffered sever second degree burns to his face, torso, and left leg. He was hospitalized for eight days.

Keywords: burn, maintenance, boiler, torso, steam, face, pressure release, leg

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300776275 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Machinery maintenance occupations

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