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Accident: 201522265 - Two Employees Burned While Disconnecting Adhesive Hose

Accident: 201522265 -- Report ID: 0111500 -- Event Date: 08/23/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12315911308/24/20043357The Kerite Company
Employees #1 and #2, both maintenance workers, were disconnecting a heated adhesive supply hose from the die head on a Rigid concentric stranding machine when they suffered second- and third-degree burns to their upper extremities. The adhesive was an asphalt-like substance approximately 350 to 400 degrees F.
Keywords: burn, hose, lockout, chemical burn, struck by, disconnecting means, pressure release
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 123159113 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported
2 123159113 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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