Accident Report Detail
Accident: 200450294 - Employee Burned When Exposed Wiring Ignites Chemical
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|109148809||07/10/1997||2869||Kardoes Rubber Company, Inc.|
Employee #1 was operating a Banbury mixer when carbon black that came out of the mixer ignited and caused a flash fire. He suffered severe burns, and he was hospitalized for over a month. Apparently, the carbon black was mixed with some type of volatile organic that ignited when it came into contact with the exposed wiring of the overhead lights.
|1||109148809||Hospitalized injury||Burn/Scald(Heat)||Occupation not reported|