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Report: Contact with hot objects or substances at Westlake Chemical in Plaquemine, Louisiana
An employee was attempting to clear a plugged pipe when a 3/4 ” threaded nipple blew out, causing the contents of the line and flush water to strike the employee. He suffered thermal burns on his abdomen, hands, and arms.
|Heat (thermal) burns, unspecified
|Part of Body
|Multiple body parts, n.e.c.
|Contact with hot objects or substances
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