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Accident: 94367.015 - Worker Handling Container Of Hot Oil Sustains Burns

Accident: 94367.015 -- Report ID: 0418400 -- Event Date: 03/08/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1221646.01503/29/2017Fuji Vegetable Oil, Inc.
At 3:35 p.m. on March 8, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a producer of food industry oils, was working at an ISO container. The container contained a mix of heated water and oil. Employee #1 removed a hose that was attached to a valve on the container. The valve was in the open position, and hot liquids flowed from the container and struck Employee #1. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for second and third degree burns.
Keywords: struck by, burn, valve, flowing material, food preparation, oil drum, open valve, oil tank, hose, heat
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1221646.015 48 M Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Water and sewage treatment plant operators

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