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Report: Contact with hot objects or substances at Alon in Big Spring, Texas

DATE: 08/14/15

An employee had connected a flux car for unloading. The previous car that unloaded into this line had oil with some residual water. When the flux (a tar-like substance) made contact with the water, it expanded and contacted the employee as he exited the railcar, causing first and second degree thermal burns.

Report ID 2015085792  
Date 08/14/2015  
UPA 1010742  
Primary NAICS 324110  
Nature 1522 Second degree heat (thermal) burns
Part of Body 9999 Nonclassifiable
Source 169 Coal, natural gas, petroleum fuels and products, n.e.c.
Secondary Source 9521 Water
Event 533 Contact with hot objects or substances
Hospitalized Yes  
Amputation No  

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