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Accident: 201147410 - Employee Is Burned While Repairing Autoclave

Accident: 201147410 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 10/14/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12595159012/12/20052834Teva Sicor
On October 14, 2005, Employee #1, a maintenance technician with a pharmaceutical manufacturer, was removing a leaking valve from a Fedegari Autoclave II prior to draining the system completely. As he opened the valve, he was splashed with steam and hot water. Employee #1 was hospitalized with second-degree degree burns from his mid-chest to his mid-thigh, and on his left arm.
Keywords: burn, chest, leak, steam line, abdomen, repair, steam, valve, hot water, water
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125951590 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Machinery maintenance occupations

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