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Report: Contact with hot objects or substances at Centauri Technologies in Pasadena, Texas

DATE: 11/12/15

An employee removed a flexible hose with a coworker. The bleeder valve was inadvertently opened, and hot non-toxic process fluid came out and sprayed the employee’s shoulder. He suffered a second degree burn.

Report ID 2015118563  
Date 11/12/2015  
UPA 1037423  
Primary NAICS 325199  
Nature 1522 Second degree heat (thermal) burns
Part of Body 41 Shoulder(s), including clavicle(s), scapula(e)
Source 10 Chemicals and chemical products, unspecified
Event 533 Contact with hot objects or substances
Hospitalized Yes  
Amputation No  

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