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Accident: 201089786 - Employee Steps Through Grate, Suffers Leg Burns

Accident: 201089786 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 11/12/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31082366111/20/20072034Lion Raisins
At approximately 5:00 p.m. on November 11, 2007, Employee #1 was helping two other maintenance employees un-jam a raisin auger in the Wash and Dry area of the facility. As Employee #1 was walking across the expanded metal platform of a raisin wash tank, he stepped into an opening above the tank and was scalded by 160-degrees Fahrenheit to 165-degrees Fahrenheit temperature water. Employee #1 sustained third-degree burn injuries on both legs. Employee #1 was hospitalized.
Keywords: burn, heat, maintenance, floor hole, tank, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 310823661 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Machinery maintenance occupations

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