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Accident: 108071.015 - Employee Sustains Multiple Burns From Hot Water

Accident: 108071.015 -- Report ID: 0418600 -- Event Date: 08/02/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1336786.01508/08/2018Southern Classic Food Group
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1336780.01508/08/2018Personnel Resources, Inc.
At 10:00 p.m. on August 2, 2018, Employee #1 was attempting to remove a quick clamp connector from a flexible hose that was attached to a stainless steel pipe, wearing latex gloves. The "Clean in Place" sanitation pumps were not fully shut down and the system, including the pipes, were pressurized with 175 degree Fahrenheit sanitation fluid. As he attempted to disconnect or line break the connection, the fluid sprayed the employee and he sustained burns to his arms, legs, hands, torso and groin area. Employee #1 was hospitalized for treatment.
Keywords: pressure release, hose, leg, hot water, hand, torso, burn, connector, disconnecting means, arm, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1336786.015 26 M Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat)
2 1336780.015 26 M Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat)

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