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Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 94276.015 Event: 03/22/2017Employee Sustains Second Degree Burns From Hot Water
At 4:10 p.m. on March 22, 2017, a machine operator was troubleshooting his machi ne. Unbeknown to Employee #1, the machine operator was washing the parts with ho t water (80 degrees C - 176 F). The employee was standing near the machine when it was activated, and was burned by the hot water on his wrists, hands, cheek an d forehead. Employee #1 was hospitalized for second degree burns to his left ha nd.
Keywords: burn, communication, face, hand, hot water, lockout/tagout, wrist
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1220876.015 Hospitalized injury Technicians, n.e.c.

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