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Accident: 119078.015 - Employee Is Burned While Blowing Down Acetylene Cylinder

Accident: 119078.015 -- Report ID: 1032500 -- Event Date: 08/16/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1424425.01508/15/2019Norco, Inc.

At approximately 5:15 a.m. on August 16, 2019, an employee was blowing down acet ylene cylinders. Then, the acetylene gas ignited and caused burns to the employ ee on their arms and legs. The employee was hospitalized for these injuries.

Keywords: acetylene, arm, burn, chemical burn, cylinder, leg

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1424425.015 45 M Hospitalized injury

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