Accident Report Detail
Accident Summary Nr: 124434.015 - Employee Suffers Third Degree Burns While Cutting With Torch
|Waste Management Of Wisconsin, Inc
Abstract: At 5:45 p.m. on October 7, 2019, an employee was using a cutting torch to cut a stuck part loose from a trash truck exterior. The employee did not notice that an ember that fell between his his shirt and his leather apron. The ember ignited the employee's shirt and he suffered third degree burns to his neck and chest. He was hospitalized for treatment.
|Nature of Injury
|Welders and cutters