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Report: Contact with hot objects or substances at Darling Ingredients Inc. in Bastrop, Texas

DATE: 02/25/18

An employee was attempting to unclog hot (250 to 270 degrees) grease from a pipe when the grease caused second degree burns to the employee’s shoulder and first degree burns to the arm.

Report ID 2018021910  
Date 02/25/2018  
UPA 1316658  
Primary NAICS 311613  
Nature 1522 Second degree heat (thermal) burns
Part of Body 484 Shoulder(s) and arm(s)
Source 5221 Fats, oils, cooking greases
Event 533 Contact with hot objects or substances
Hospitalized Yes  
Amputation No  

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