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Accident: 95834.015 - Employee Is Splashed By Hot Oil While Clearing Pipeline And

Accident: 95834.015 -- Report ID: 0626600 -- Event Date: 05/18/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1235093.01505/23/2017Exxonmobil Baytown Olefins Plant

At 11:00 a.m. on May 18, 2017, an employee was using a reaming tool to unplug a line. The employee attached the reaming tool to port to unplug line. When done, the employee relieved the pressure by using the bleeder on the tool. When empl oyee removed the reaming too, he discovered that he had not closed the valve and was splashed with hot oil on his right arm and lower back. The employee receiv ed second degree burns from the hot oil.

Keywords: arm, back, burn, hot cooking oil

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1235093.015 24 M Hospitalized injury Operations & systems researchers and analysts

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