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Accident: 101327.015 - Three Employees Are Burned By Uncontrolled Release Of Steam

Accident: 101327.015 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 12/04/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1281536.01512/05/2017Tyson Fresh Meats, Inc.
At 11:40 am on December 4, 2017, four employees were removing the inspection cov er from the hair hydrolizer because of a plug in the machine. A burst of steam was released when several of the bolts on the cover were removed. Four employee s were involved, two were hospitalized for several days, one received medical tr eatment, and one received first aid treatment.
Keywords: burn, pressure release, steam
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1281536.015 28 M Hospitalized injury
2 1281536.015 36 M Non Hospitalized injury
3 1281536.015 38 M Hospitalized injury Machinery maintenance occupations

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