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Accident: 201089208 - Employee Is Burned By Hot Carrot Juice

Accident: 201089208 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 11/09/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30636498512/21/20062092Wm Bolthouse Farms Inc
At 2:30 p.m. on November 9, 2006, Employee #1, with W. M. Bolthouse Farms, Inc., was repairing a pump at a carrot processing company. While he was crouched around a stainless steel pipeline, one of the stainless steel 0.375-in. bolts securing a pipe flange failed, causing heated carrot concentrate to spray onto his torso. Employee #1 was hospitalized at Kern Medical Center for treatment of burns.
Keywords: heat, maintenance, repair, equipment failure, pressure piping, bolt, pipeline, pipe, pump, pressure release
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 306364985 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Machinery maintenance occupations

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