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Accident: 202552295 - Employee Is Burned By Steam From Cooking Equipment

Accident: 202552295 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 09/09/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31316738909/20/20102092Thanh Son Tofu

On September 9, 2010, Employee #1, with Thanh Son Tofu (a manufacturer and distributor of tofu), was cleaning a steam cooker (manufactured by TA TI Hsing Machinery, no model or serial number markings). When he opened the lid of the cooker, steam was released. Employee #1 was hospitalized for second-degree chest and arm burns.

Keywords: burn, chest, cover, food preparation, steam, high temperature, hot water

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 313167389 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Miscelaneous food preparation occupations

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