Accident Report Detail
Accident: 170247795 - Employee Dies Of Burns When Clothes Ignited
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|115156523||02/15/1998||0119||Kent Bros Inc Et Al Dba Kenco Joint Venture|
Employee #1 was operating a grinder on a ship. He was working near a plastic container of flammable liquid when sparks from the grinder ignited the liquid. Employee #1 attempted to throw the container overboard, but it fell to the deck, splashing burning liquid over Employee #1's clothes. He became engulfed in flames and sustained burns over 95 percent of his body. Employee #1 was killed. There were no witnesses to the accident.
|1||115156523||Fatality||Burn/Scald(Heat)||Occupation not reported|