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Report: Contact with hot objects or substances at ExxonMobil Chemical Company in Baytown, Texas

DATE: 11/02/18

An employee was doing a routine equipment check when hot condensate leaked from a steam drum onto his back and shoulder, causing first- and second-degree burns.

Report ID 20181111312  
Date 11/02/2018  
UPA 1398035  
Primary NAICS 325110  
Nature 1522 Second degree heat (thermal) burns
Part of Body 85 Shoulder(s) and back
Source 9520 Liquids, unspecified
Event 533 Contact with hot objects or substances
Hospitalized Yes  
Amputation No  

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