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Report: Contact with hot objects or substances at Minsa Corporation in Muleshoe, Texas

DATE: 10/30/16

An employee suffered second degree burns on her left leg and foot when hot water overflowed from a cooker.

Report ID 20161010253  
Date 10/30/2016  
UPA 1153855  
Primary NAICS 311211  
Nature 1522 Second degree heat (thermal) burns
Part of Body 5810 Foot(feet) and leg(s), unspecified
Source 9521 Water
Event 533 Contact with hot objects or substances
Hospitalized Yes  
Amputation No  

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