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Accident: 170613657 - Employee Burned By Hot Water And Steam

Accident: 170613657 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 07/27/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12017826408/11/19952033Nestle, Usa, Inc. Dba Contadina
At approximately 4:30 p.m. on July 27, 1995, Employee #1 was using a steam/water hose to wash down a product spill when he lost control of the hose. It began to whip around on the floor, spraying steam and hot water on his feet, legs, and buttocks. Employee #1 sustained first-, second-, and third-degree burns, and was hospitalized for two days. He subsequently returned to the hospital for skin grafts.
Keywords: burn, buttocks, cleaning, hose, steam, lost control, foot, hot water, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 120178264 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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