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Accident: 101597.015 - Employee Sustains Burns From Steam Released From A Tire Pot

Accident: 101597.015 -- Report ID: 0729700 -- Event Date: 12/14/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1283717.01512/19/2017Goodyear Tire And Rubber Co.
At 2:15 p.m. on December 14, 2017, an employee was de-pressurizing a tire that was in a pot heater. The employee did not depressurize the pot heater prior to removing the 2 inch steam line/s located at the base of the pot heater. Employee sustained burns of the crotch and leg areas from steam released from the pot heater.
Keywords: pot, pressure vessel, heat, tire, steam
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1283717.015 27 M Hospitalized injury Other

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