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Accident: 94477.015 - Employee Opens Hot Water Pipe And Receives Second Degree Bur

Accident: 94477.015 -- Report ID: 0111400 -- Event Date: 03/28/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1222746.01504/05/2017Waters Technologies Corporation
At 5:30 a.m. on March 28, 2017, an employee was removing the end cap that was located on the front of the temperature control skid of a reactor. The employee suffered second degree burns on their left arm, leg, and body when steam and hot water sprang from the end of the pipe.
Keywords: pipe, hot water, leg, heat, steam, arm
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1222746.015 40 F Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Chemical technicians

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