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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

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