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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 1002005 - Employee Burned In Fire Ignited By Cutting Torch

Accident: 1002005 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 11/04/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10193688811/04/19862048Wake'S Inc.

Employee #1 was inside a corn meal bin cutting a hole with a torch to install an indicator. Dust inside the tank caught fire and caused an explosion. Employee #1 suffered burns on his neck, head, and both forearms.

Keywords: burn, head, installing, storage bin, fire, torch, explosion, neck, combustible dust, cutting and burning

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 101936888 Non Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Laborers, except construction

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