Accident Report Detail
Accident Summary Nr: 202087110 - Employee Is Injured When Combustible Fluid Ignites
|Inspection Nr||Date Opened||SIC||NAICS||Establishment Name|
|307236612||01/25/2005||3537||333924||Crown Equipment Corp.|
Abstract: Employee #1, a welder, sustained multiple burns when a combustible fluid ignited. Investigation revealed that Employee #1 may have cut through a flexible line, pressurized to 3000 pounds, containing hydraulic fluid, with an oxy-acetylene torch. The hydraulic fluid atomized causing a fire ball, which engulfed Employee #1. The use of personal protective equipment reduced the severity of Employee #1's injuries. Employee #1 was hospitalized.
|Employee #||Inspection Nr||Age||Sex||Degree||Nature of Injury||Occupation|
|1||307236612||Hospitalized injury||Burn/Scald(Heat)||Welders and cutters|