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Accident: 992024 - Employee Killed When Burned By Steam And Hot Water

Accident: 992024 -- Report ID: 0253610 -- Event Date: 02/21/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10223678303/03/19869223Greene Corp Facility Nys Dept Of Corrections
Employee #1 was removing a section of blowdown piping for replacement. The pipe detached from the boiler, trapping the employee and scalding over 50 percent of his body with steam and hot water. He was killed.
Keywords: burn, maintenance, unsecured, work rules, boiler, equipment failure, steam, pipe, accidental discharge, hot water
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 102236783 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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