Accident Report Detail
Accident: 794511 - Employee Burned When Drum Containing Vapors Explodes
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|104925136||07/09/1990||7999||Chili Tn Offices & Highway Dept|
Employee #1 was cutting the top off a drum that had contained methyl alcohol with an acetylene/oxygen torch. The drum exploded when the flame from the torch contacted the methanol vapors inside the drum. The employee was burned on the right side of his face, arm, and abdomen.
|1||104925136||Hospitalized injury||Burn/Scald(Heat)||Groundskeepers and gardeners, except farm|