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Report: Contact with hot objects or substances at COOPER TIRE & RUBBER CO. in Texarkana, Arkansas

DATE: 07/28/20

An employee was overseeing the process of emptying a condensation pit into a relief pit. While observing a pump, hot steam from a condensation tank leaked out onto the employee resulting in first and second degree burns to their back, the backside of both arms, and the backside of both legs.

Report ID 2020077081  
Date 07/28/2020  
UPA 1632192  
Primary NAICS 326211  
Nature 1522 Second degree heat (thermal) burns
Part of Body 899 Multiple body parts, n.e.c.
Source 951 Steam, vapors-nonchemical
Event 533 Contact with hot objects or substances
Hospitalized Yes  
Amputation No  

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