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Accident: 111797.015 - Employee Sustains Second And Third Degree Burns When Splashe

Accident: 111797.015 -- Report ID: 0522300 -- Event Date: 12/07/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1365937.01512/13/2018Morton Salt Inc.
At 5:00 p.m. on December 7, 2018, an employee was closing the ball valve when the valve broke off and sprayed him with 227 degrees of a hot liquid brine and salt solution. The employee sustained second and third degree burns to his right arm, arm pit, and abdomen. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: abdomen, splashed, burn, hot water, sprayed, arm, valve
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1365937.015 32 M Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Engineering technicians, n.e.c.

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