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Accident: 170587281 - Employee Burned By Hot Steam

Accident: 170587281 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 07/20/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12590157909/12/19952033Hunt-Wesson Food
Employee #1 was holding a 4 in. rubber flex hose that unexpectedly emitted hot steam, causing second-degree burns to his upper arms. The hose should have carried tomato paste from a paste tank. It remains unknown why hot steam came out. The employer cans tomatoes for catsup and tomato sauce.
Keywords: burn, hose, steam, arm, accidental discharge
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125901579 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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