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Accident: 170762397 - Employee'S Leg Burned By Hot Water In Drain

Accident: 170762397 -- Report ID: 0950622 -- Event Date: 08/19/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11979957511/07/19962035Tri Valley Growers, Plant T
At 6:35 p.m. on August 19, 1996, Employee #1, the lead mechanic for a tomato cannery, was placing a new cover on a drain containing 200 degree Fahrenheit water from the cooker. He slipped into the open manhole and suffered second-degree burns to his right leg.
Keywords: burn, mechanic, slip, cooker, floor opening, manhole, hot water, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119799575 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Specified mechanics and repairers

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