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Accident: 113418.015 - Employee Sustains Burns On Hands When Splashed By Hot Water

Accident: 113418.015 -- Report ID: 0625400 -- Event Date: 01/28/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1376863.01502/05/2019Healthcare Services Group
At 4:15 a.m. on January 28, 2019, Employee #1 was using a microwave to heat up w ater. The employee was wearing an apron. While he waited for the water to heat, the employee walked away from the microwave without realizing that the apron bei ng worn had a string that got caught on the microwave. As the employee walked aw ay, the microwave was jostled, resulting in the microwave door opening and the h eated water splashing onto the employee's hand. Employee #1 sustained serious bu rns to his right hand and was hospitalized.
Keywords: burn, caught in, clothing, hand, hot water, microwave oven, splashed
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1376863.015 54 F Hospitalized injury Cooks, except short order

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