Accident Report Detail
Accident Summary Nr: 825737 - Employee Burned In Dust Explosion
|Anderson General Industrial Contracting, Inc.
Abstract: Employee #1, of Chemetal, Inc., was working with a welding contractor who was attaching guardrails to a fixed platform and ladder. Sparks ignited a plastic garbage bag placed near the dust collector. The smoldering bag was removed; however, a spark entered the dust collector and ignited the dust cloud inside. Employee #1 used a fire extinguisher on the fire and then left the unit in order to shift it off. When he returned, an explosion occurred. Employee #1 suffered burns to the neck and face. He received minor treatment and subsequently returned to work.
|Nature of Injury
|Non Hospitalized injury
|Occupation not reported