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Accident: 202540597 - Steam Burns Fabric Dyer

Accident: 202540597 -- Report ID: 0950641 -- Event Date: 07/16/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12620296907/30/20092261Quick Creation Inc
At approximately 4:20 p.m. on July 16, 2009, Employee #1, was a dyer who worked for an employer in engaged in garment processing, the operations include dying, printing and embroidery. Employee #1 was working in the washing machine extractor area. Employee #1 was dying garments and that the exterior access door was closed but water and steam was spewing out of the machine between spaces around the access door because too much steam was being delivered to the process. Employee #1 went to shut off the steam supply to the machine when he was splashed with hot water, dye, and steam on his chest, left arm, left ankle, and left side of his face. Employee #1 was first taken to a clinic and then transferred and hospitalized at USC hospital for two days. Employee #1 was diagnosed with second and third degree burns to his chest, stomach, left foot, left arm and face.
Keywords: burn, steam line, steam, textile production, dye machine, textile
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 126202969 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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