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Accident: 201173978 - Employee Receives Second-Degree Burns On Leg

Accident: 201173978 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 06/17/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12582395507/16/20033296Knauf Insulation Gmbh
An employee was working for a fiber glass manufacturer as a production technician. He was cleaning out drains that had become clogged by removing the grates over the drain channel and was taking out the debris. This area is clouded by steam. The employee stepped backwards and his lower leg fell into the uncovered drain channel. He received second degree burns on his leg and was hospitalized after the burns became infected three days later.
Keywords: burn, unguarded fl opening, drain pipe, floor hole, fall, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125823955 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Laborers, except construction

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