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Accident: 171057904 - Employee Burned When Sprayed By Hot Water

Accident: 171057904 -- Report ID: 0854910 -- Event Date: 08/03/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30116110508/06/19994213Darryl B. Taylor Transportation
Employee #1 was steam cleaning the inside of a gasoline tank truck. He had finished and was disconnecting the steam line when hot liquid sprayed onto his hands, torso, and legs. He sustained second-degree burns, for which he was hospitalized. The accident was caused by condensation that had built up in the line behind the connection point.
Keywords: burn, tank truck, steam line, tank cleaning, torso, accidental discharge, hand, hot water, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 301161105 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Helpers, mechanics and repairers

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