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Accident: 510289 - Employee Burned When Sprayed With Bunker Fuel

Accident: 510289 -- Report ID: 1054112 -- Event Date: 08/30/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12471887504/30/19965983Mccall Oil & Chemical Corporation
Employee #1 was helping to empty a hose that was filled with bunker fuel. The pump was turned on and the relief cap opened. For some reason the pressure reversed, popping off the end cap and spraying 200 degree Fahrenheit bunker fuel on Employee #1. He was hospitalized.
Keywords: burn, hose, fuel oil, high pressure, accidental discharge, mech malfunction, high temperature
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 124718875 Hospitalized injury Burn(Chemical) Miscellaneous plant and system operators

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