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Report: Contact with hot objects or substances at Encore Wire Corporation in Mckinney, Texas

DATE: 06/08/18

An employee was cleaning slag from a vessel containing molten copper. The slag and molten copper splashed onto the employee’s left foot burning it.

Report ID 2018065635  
Date 06/08/2018  
UPA 1347383  
Primary NAICS 335929  
Nature 1520 Heat (thermal) burns, unspecified
Part of Body 530 Foot (feet), unspecified
Source 452 Molten or hot metals, slag
Event 533 Contact with hot objects or substances
Hospitalized Yes  
Amputation No  

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