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Accident: 101083.015 - Employee Clearing Clogged Boiler Line Is Burned By Scalding

Accident: 101083.015 -- Report ID: 0830500 -- Event Date: 11/02/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1276364.01511/08/2017Tolin Mechanical Systems Company
At 2:30 p.m. on November 2, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a heating and air con ditioning contractor, was working at a job site. He was clearing a clogged drain line from the building's boiler. The clog released unexpectedly, and scalding hot water sprayed onto the employee. Emergency services were called, and Employ ee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for thermal burns to his body.
Keywords: boiler, burn, construction, drain pipe, heat, maintenance, pressure vessel, struck by, water, water heater
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1276364.015 23 M Hospitalized injury Heating, air conditioning, and refrig. mechanics

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