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Accident: 116517.015 - Employee Is Burned After Stepping Into Pit Of Hot Fluids

Accident: 116517.015 -- Report ID: 0523300 -- Event Date: 05/18/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1403244.01505/23/2019Pratt (Beloit Corrugating), Llc
At 1:15 p.m. on May 18, 2021, an employee was cleaning a tank when he stepped in to a hole less than 4 feet above an uncovered pit (drain) containing a mixture o f liquids over 200 degrees Fahrenheit. The employee suffered 2nd and 3rd degree burns to his lower legs and knees and was hospitalized.
Keywords: burn, cleaning, fall, heat, high temperature, hot water, knee, leg, pit, skin, tank, tank cleaning, unguarded, unguarded fl opening, walking surface, water
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1403244.015 27 M Hospitalized injury Operations & systems researchers and analysts

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