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Report: Contact with hot objects or substances at United States Postal Service in Batesville, Arkansas

DATE: 05/09/17

An employee saw that the engine on his vehicle was running hot. He was adding fluids to the vehicle when the radiator cap blew off. Hot antifreeze spewed on him, burning his lower arm, chest, and abdomen. He was hospitalized overnight.

Report ID 2017054223  
Date 05/09/2017  
UPA 1211617  
Primary NAICS 491110  
Nature 1520 Heat (thermal) burns, unspecified
Part of Body 899 Multiple body parts, n.e.c.
Source 1211 Antifreeze
Secondary Source 840 Highway vehicle, motorized, unspecified
Event 533 Contact with hot objects or substances
Hospitalized Yes  
Amputation No  

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