• Published: 20 Jun 2011
  • Incident ID: 3307

Scald Injury Using Laundry Washing Machine

Cause & Consequence

  • Release of a harmful substance
Incident Consequence

Incident Location

Any Location Type

Incident Activity

Catering / hotel services

Incident Info Source

Specific Incident Equipment

Miele WS 5101 washing machine

Lessons Identified

Check hose to level measurement and replace if wornCheck water level indicatorPlace signage to prompt checking of drum before opening doorConsider cold water supply only

Incident Recommendations

Check water level indicator

Place signage to prompt checking of drum before opening door

Consider cold water supply only

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