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Inspection Detail

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 1000850 Event: 07/08/1988Two Employees Burned By Scalding Water
Employees #1 and #2 were opening a boiler porthole door to fix a small leak from inside the boiler. Hot water escaped from the boiler and Employees #1 and #2 were hospitalized with third-degree burns.
Keywords: burn, repair, work rules, boiler, accidental discharge, door, hot water
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 18470385 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Power plant operators
2 18470385 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Laborers, except construction

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