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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 825711 - Employee Burned By Ignited Combustible Liquid

Accident: 825711 -- Report ID: 0352450 -- Event Date: 10/24/1989
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10443184611/06/19898731Kimi Laboratories

Employee #1, who was not employed by Kemi Labs, entered a laboratory area where a hair tonic mixture was being prepared using a rheostat-controlled mixture. Employee #1 removed the kettle and spilled combustible liquids onto a gas stove. The liquids ignited and Employee #1 suffered second-degree burns to his upper legs and right hand. Employee #1 was not trained in hazard recognition or provided with ppe.

Keywords: burn, ppe, work rules, fire, combustible liquid, spill, untrained, hand, leg

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 104431846 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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