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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 202492906 - Employee Suffers Facial Burns When Sprayed By Hot Oil

Accident: 202492906 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 05/09/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12582813705/23/20124212Muse Trucking Co
On May 9, 2012, Employee #1, a truck driver, was working for a trucking firm delivering oil to an asphalt plant in Redding, California. The oil is 350 degrees Fahrenheit as it comes out of the tank. Employee #1 was not wearing eye and face protection as he prepared to unload the oil. Employee #1 had not connected the pipe from the truck to the pipe at the plant, and Employee #1 had by-passed a safety valve on the truck's tank system. Employee #1 received first and second degree burns to his face, when he opened the valve to pump the oil into the plant system.
Keywords: burn, eye, protective clothing, ppe, pipe, struck by, face, asphalt, truck driver
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125828137 Non Hospitalized injury Burn(Chemical) Truck drivers, heavy

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