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Accident: 201489150 - Hot Materials From Coke Drum Strikes And Burns Worker

Accident: 201489150 -- Report ID: 0950627 -- Event Date: 10/27/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11964954910/30/20062911Conocophillips Company
At approximately 3:40 a.m. on October 27, 2006, an employee working for Conoco Phillips was removing the bottom flange on a coke drum, when hot material dislodged and shot out of the drum sideways. The employee was struck with hot material, which caused serious burns to the left side of his face and wrist. The employee was assisted to a safety shower and decontaminated. Paramedics arrived in 10 minutes and transported him to Kaiser Hospital in Vallejo, California. He was later transferred to Saint Frances Burn Center in San Francisco and was hospitalized.
Keywords: burn, steam, coke drum, struck by, flying object, face, pressure release, refinery, high temperature, hot water
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119649549 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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