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Report: Contact with hot objects or substances at Lion Copolymer, LLC in Geismar, Louisiana

DATE: 06/09/15

An employee walking through the plant stepped in a shallow trench that was missing a trench cover. The trench contained hot water.

Report ID 2015063533  
Date 06/09/2015  
UPA 990956  
Primary NAICS 325110  
Nature 1520 Heat (thermal) burns, unspecified
Part of Body 530 Foot (feet), unspecified
Source 9521 Water
Event 533 Contact with hot objects or substances
Hospitalized Yes  
Amputation No  

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