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Report: Contact with hot objects or substances at Georges Farms Inc. in Springdale, Arkansas

DATE: 05/21/15

An employee was using a pressure washer to clean the floor. He stopped to talk to his supervisor and placed the nozzle on his right foot. He accidentally squeezed the trigger on his foot, releasing 250-degree Fahrenheit water onto his foot.

Report ID 2015053074  
Date 05/21/2015  
UPA 986159  
Primary NAICS 311615  
Nature 1520 Heat (thermal) burns, unspecified
Part of Body 530 Foot (feet), unspecified
Source 9254 Pressurized water-blast
Event 533 Contact with hot objects or substances
Hospitalized Yes  
Amputation No  

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