Accident Report Detail
Accident: 170843072 - Employee Burned When Paint Booth Explodes
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
Employee #1 and a contractor were remodeling the interior of a single-family residence. Employee #1 was assisting with a 120-volt airless spray rig located outside a plastic enclosure erected around a bookcase being sprayed with lacquer. His boss was spraying inside the booth when it the exploded, setting the house on fire. Employee #1 sustained serious burns, for which he was hospitalized. A static spark probably ignited the flammable vapors and particulates inside the unvented plastic enclosure.
|End Use||Proj Type||Proj Cost||Stories||NonBldgHt||Fatality|
|Single family or duplex dwelling||Maintenance or repair||$50,000 to $250,000||1||10|
|1||125612739||Hospitalized injury||Burn/Scald(Heat)||Painters, construction and maintenance||FallDist:
Cause: Interior painting and decorating