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Accident: 201484920 - Employee Injured When Sprayed By Hot Water

Accident: 201484920 -- Report ID: 0950627 -- Event Date: 05/22/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12573943305/24/20022911Tesoro Refining And Marketing Company
At approximately 8:30 a.m. on May 22, 2002, Employee #1 was on a 6-foot-high scaffold in a process area at a petroleum refinery. The employee was a maintenance foreman working with outside contractors to prepare for a scheduled overhaul of the process unit. When Employee #1 moved the 0.75-inch steam condensate return pipe back onto its support bracket, it broke and sprayed him with 160-degree water. The employee jumped six feet to the ground to escape the hot water spray. He suffered second and third-degree dermal burns and was hospitalized.
Keywords: burn, maintenance, pipe, refinery, water
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125739433 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Painters, construction and maintenance

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