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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 111801122 - Quality Tuneup

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Foster City District Office

Nr: 111801122Report ID: 0950613Open Date: 02/19/1991

Quality Tuneup
501 El Camino Real
San Bruno,, CA 94066
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 5013/Motor Vehicle Supplies and New Parts

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:02/19/1991
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:02/19/1991

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170172662Event: 02/13/1991Employee Burned By Vented Radiator Coolant
An vehicle was overheating because the pressurized radiator cap was defective and was not venting properly. Employee #1 opened the cap by hand and was sprayed with steam and hot water. He suffered first-degree burns on his face and second-degree burns on his wrists. Paramedics transported him to Kaiser Hospital, where he was treated and released. Employee #1 reported for work the next day.
Keywords: burn, vapor, vehicle, venting, steam, high pressure, overheated, mech malfunction, pressure release, hot water
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 111801122 Non Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Automobile mechanics

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