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Accident: 786715 - Employee Burned In Hot Water Pit

Accident: 786715 -- Report ID: 1054114 -- Event Date: 10/09/1989
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10530523910/09/19892436Bohemia Inc

Employee #1 was assisting the veneer dryer tender on dryer #1 which had a fire inside the dryer. Employee #1 was returning from turning off the fire sprinkler system and stepped into a hot water filled pit. The pit was 24-inches high by 40-inches wide by 40-inches deep. The cover of the pit had been left off. Employee #1 suffered second degree burns from his armpits down from the boiling hot water.

Keywords: burn, fire, pit, hot water

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 105305239 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Miscellaneous woodworking machine operators

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