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Accident: 202519203 - Employee Receives Burn When Steam Is Released

Accident: 202519203 -- Report ID: 0950624 -- Event Date: 06/17/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31257518607/29/20091731Central Valley Electric, Inc.
Oo June 17, 2009, an employee, a contracted electrician, was running electrical conduit on the roof. The hogger jet was started from inside the plant, releasing hot steam and condensation onto the employee who was working below the pipe. The employee suffered first and second degree burns to the back and right arm. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: burn, heat, electrician, steam, back, arm
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Manufacturing plant Alteration or rehabilitation Under $50,000
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 312575186 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Electricians

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