Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 745075 - Employee Burned When Chemical Spill On Shirt Ignites

Accident: 745075 -- Report ID: 0352440 -- Event Date: 06/30/1988
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10438416906/30/19885261Ten Oaks Nursery & Gardens, Inc.

Employee #1, age 17, was taking chemical materials from a shelf when some of the material spilled onto the left side of his shirt. Approximately fifteen minutes later, he was sitting in a break room playing with matches when one dropped on him, igniting the chemical on his shirt. Employee #1 sustained second-degree burns on 4 percent of his body.

Keywords: burn, clothing, flammable liquid, work rules, fire, spill, inattention

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 104384169 Hospitalized injury Burn(Chemical) Nursery workers

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.