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Accident: 202540860 - Employee Suffers Freezer Burns, Frost Bite, Is Hospitalized

Accident: 202540860 -- Report ID: 0950641 -- Event Date: 07/13/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
On July 13, 2009, Employee #1 was breaking 6 pallets and stocking products in a freezer for more than an hour. At approximately 4:00 a.m. on July 13, 2009, Employee #1 found pus leaking out of his legs and left arm. Employee #1 did not feel well and was transported to the hospital. Employee #1 was diagnosed with frostbite and was hospitalized for 14 days.
Keywords: frostbite, arm, freezer compartment, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300871894 Hospitalized injury Freezing/Frost Bite Production helpers

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