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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1238612.015 - Western Virginia Water Authority

Inspection Information - Office: Virginia Sw Reg Hlth

Nr: 1238612.015Report ID: 0355123Open Date: 06/09/2017

Western Virginia Water Authority
209 Shenandoah Avenue Sewer Line Project
Roanoke, VA 24011
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 237110/Water and Sewer Line and Related Structures Construction
Mailing: 601 South Jefferson Streetsuite 210, Roanoke, VA 24011

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Health Close Conference:06/09/2017
Close Case:06/30/2017

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral1228175   Yes
Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 96345.015Event: 06/08/2017Employee Checking Sewer Pump Is Burned By Hot Water
At 12:30 a.m. on June 8, 2017, Employee #1, employed by an area water and sewer authority, was troubleshooting a sewer pump. He removed the discharge hose from the pump, and hot sewer water ejected, striking the employee. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for burns to 19 percent of his body.
Keywords: pump, hose, hot water, flowing material, struck by, sewer, construction, burn
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1238612.015 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Supervisors, general office

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