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Accident: 99017.015 - Employee Is Splashed By Heated Dipping Solution And Suffers

Accident: 99017.015 -- Report ID: 0352420 -- Event Date: 08/23/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1258291.01508/25/2017Valley Proteins Inc.
At 11:15 a.m. on August 23, 2017, an employee was preparing to remove an oil sto rage tank from a dip tank when the mechanical arms broke. The employee was spla shed by the dip tank water and soda ash mixture that is heated in excess of 200 degrees Fahrenheit when the storage tank knocked against the dip tank wall. The employee suffered serious thermal burns to his arms and legs. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: arm, burn, dip tank, hot water, leg, storage tank
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1258291.015 50 M Hospitalized injury

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