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Accident: 201482650 - Employee Suffers Burns To Leg And Foot From Hot Water

Accident: 201482650 -- Report ID: 0950622 -- Event Date: 06/23/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12584172612/03/19990172Delicato Vineyards
On June 23, 1999, Employee #1, a wine technician at a winery, received thermal burns to his right leg and foot when hot water (180 degrees Fahrenheit) sprayed on him during sterilization of a wine tank. The accident occurred during the opening and dismantling of a 2-in.-diameter stainless steel by-pass line. The line had not been completely relieved of pressure due to a valve that was not shut. Employee #1 burns became infected resulting in his hospitalization.
Keywords: burn, heat, pressure piping, infection, tank, water
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125841726 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Production inspectors, checkers and examiners

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