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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 18057570 - Cyro Industries

Inspection Information - Office: Augusta

Nr: 18057570Report ID: 0111100Open Date: 12/02/1987

Cyro Industries
Sanford Industrial Park, Rt 109
Sanford, ME 04073
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 2821/Plastics Materials, Synthetic Resins, and Nonvulcanizable Elastomers
Mailing: P.O. Box 591, Sanford, ME 04073

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:12/02/1987
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:12/03/1987

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral901303719 Yes  

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14478317Event: 12/02/1987Employee Burned By Hot Water
Employees #1 was shutting down an acrylic sheet manufacturing machine while operating the calendar rolls. A rotary joint supplied water to roll #2 at 88 degrees C and a pressure of 180 psi. The joint fractured, releasing the hot water. Employee #1 tried to run free of the area, but suffered second-degree burns on the right side of his face, arm, and back. The fracture was due to poor rotary joint design; the manufacturer is redesigning the rotary joint.
Keywords: burn, equipment failure, back, high pressure, arm, face, accidental discharge, high temperature, hot water, water
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 18057570 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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