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Accident: 107543.015 - Employee Is Struck By Heated Plastic Material And Sustains B

Accident: 107543.015 -- Report ID: 0418200 -- Event Date: 07/14/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1331906.01507/20/2018Syncot Plastics, Inc.
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1335059.01507/26/2018Personnel Staffing, Inc.
At 3:21 a.m. on July 14, 201i8, an employee and a coworker were clearing excess plastic from the extrusion machine. Pressure from inside the machine caused heated plastic to spray onto left side of the employee's body. The employee sustained burns to the left side of his body to include his face, arm and hip. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: plastic mfg, burn, hip, face, arm, pressure release, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1331906.015 30 M Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Laborers, except construction
2 1335059.015 30 M Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Laborers, except construction

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