Accident Report Detail
Accident: 98345.015 - Worker Exposed To Chemical Flash Incurs Facial Burns
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|1254889.015||08/18/2017||Knik Construction Co., Inc|
At 9:00 p.m. on August 10, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a construction company , was assigned to fill up a tack truck with Cationic Emulsion. The wing nuts on the top of the truck were stuck, so Employee #1 used a hand-held propane torch to melt the product on the wing nuts. The heat ignited the emulsion vapors in a chemical flash that burned Employee #1's face. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated f or first degree burns to his face and second degree burns to his nose.
|1||1254889.015||63||M||Hospitalized injury||Equipment Operator: Heavy|