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Accident: 201141777 - Employees Burned By Hot Oil Spray

Accident: 201141777 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 06/05/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30084868610/20/20003555Aluminum Precision Products
At approximately 11:15 p.m. on July 5, 2000, Employees #1 and #2 were operating the #6 hydraulic press when a nipple fitting broke, releasing a stream of hot oil that flowed to the base of the press. The oil then went through the press and ignited, spraying the flaming oil onto Employees #1 and #2. They were hospitalized with burns over multiple parts of their bodies.
Keywords: burn, leak, flammable liquid, fire, hydraulic fluid, equipment failure, combustible liquid, spill, hydraulic press, press operator
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300848686 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported
2 300848686 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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