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Accident: 201153426 - Employee Burns His Foot While Steam Cleaning

Accident: 201153426 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 04/07/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11994887507/06/20001799Valley Industrial Service
On April 7, 2000, Employee #1, a temporary laborer, sustained second-degree burns of his right foot when he inadvertently placed a hot steam nozzle into the top of his right boot as he was walking along. At the time of the accident he was high pressure steam cleaning the concrete floor in a steel mill. He was hospitalized.
Keywords: burn, steam cleaner, steel, cleaning, steam, mill--plant, foot
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 1 20
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 119948875 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Laborers, except construction FallDist:
Cause: Other Activities-Post Decking Detail Work
FatCause: Heat/hypothermia

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