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Accident: 29775.015 - Employee Is Burned While Replacing A Boiler Hot Water Hose

Accident: 29775.015 -- Report ID: 0522000 -- Event Date: 07/16/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
539938.01507/23/2012Inland Waters Pollution Control, Inc.
At 10:30 p.m. on July 16, 2012, an employee was changing out a 4 inch hot water line hose off a boiler unit. When the employee disconnected the hose from the b oiler, residual water came out of the hose and splashed onto his legs. The empl oyee received 2nd and 3rd degree burns to both of his lower leg extremities and was transported to the local hospital for treatment.
Keywords: boiler, burn, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 539938.015 22 M Hospitalized injury Boilermakers

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