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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 14201180 - Hot Water Sprayed On Upper Body

Accident: 14201180 -- Report ID: 0352440 -- Event Date: 04/04/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1484505104/10/19849211University Of Maryland Physical Plant
EMPLOYEE WAS REPLACING DEFECTIVE REGULATOR VALVE ON A HOT WATER TANK. EMPLOYEE WAS STANDING ON 8 FT WOODEN LADDER REPLACING VALVE. EMPLOYEE WAS USING A PIPE WRENCH ON REGULATOR VALVE SENSING TUBE. THE EMPLOYEE SUSTAINED 1ST, 2ND & 3RD DEGREE BURNS TO UPPER ARM AND THE RIGHT SIDE UNDER THE ARM PIT. THE EMPLOYEE HAD WORKED AT THIS TYPE OF WORK FOR MORE THAN TWO YEARS.
Keywords: burn, regulator valve, hot water tank, arm, hot water
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 14845051 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Plumbers, pipefitters and steamfitters

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