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Report: Contact with hot objects or substances at COOPER TIRE & RUBBER CO. in Texarkana, Arkansas

DATE: 06/30/20

An employee was using a pry bar on a hot mold in a tire change press. His left pinky finger contacted the hot mold, resulting in a burn. He was hospitalized for an infection.

Report ID 2020066094  
Date 06/30/2020  
UPA 1615461  
Primary NAICS 326211  
Nature 1520 Heat (thermal) burns, unspecified
Part of Body 4420 Finger(s), fingernail(s), unspecified
Source 3539 Extruding, injecting, forming, molding machinery, n.e.c.
Event 533 Contact with hot objects or substances
Hospitalized Yes  
Amputation No  

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