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Accident: 201405131 - Employee Burned By Hydraulic Fluid

Accident: 201405131 -- Report ID: 0552651 -- Event Date: 05/01/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12706598505/08/20011794B & V Construction Inc

On May 1, 2001, Employee #1 was operating a bulldozer. The hydryaulic hose burst, spraying the employee with hot fluid. Employee #1 was burned by the hot liquid but not hospitalized.

Keywords: burn, hydraulic fluid, equipment failure, hose, rupture
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street New project or new addition $50,000 to $250,000

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 127065985 Non Hospitalized injury Burn(Chemical) Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Backfilling and compacting
FatCause: Fire/explosion

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