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Accident: 201054608 - Employee Replacing A Steam Regulaor Suffers Second Degree Bu

Accident: 201054608 -- Report ID: 0950642 -- Event Date: 09/23/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30077628312/18/20005411Kal Kan Foods Inc
An employee was performing maintenance on equipment at a cannery. As he was replacing a leaky steam regulator valve gasket, he was scalded by hot water that had not been drained from the body of the valve. The employee was hospitalized for less than a day and treated for a second-degree burn to the back of his neck.
Keywords: burn, maintenance, steam line, gasket, regulator valve, steam, neck, water
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300776283 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Machinery maintenance occupations

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