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Accident: 202556460 - Employee'S Burns Hands When Sprayed With Hot Water

Accident: 202556460 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 05/10/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31553438806/20/20133851Oakley Inc
At approximately 5:15 p.m. on May 10, 2013, Employee #1, a supervisor, was notified by a coworker that a fitting on a hot water connection to an Engel 2000 molding machine was leaking hot water. While waiting for a technician to lock out the machine, the employee began wiping down the dripping hose. The connection hose were loose when he grasped it and hot water shot out of the partly open connection spraying the employee's hands. Employee #1 was taken to a local medical center for treatment and was referred from there to a local burn center. Employee #1 was treated for thermal burns to his hands and released one month later.
Keywords: burn, leak, hose, line connector, hand, hot water
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 315534388 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Supervisors, production occupations

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