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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 98420.015 - Employee Is Cutting Radiator Off From Truck Using An Acetyle

Accident: 98420.015 -- Report ID: 0419400 -- Event Date: 08/11/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1257740.01508/14/2017Lkq Heavy Truck Jackson

At 12:15 p.m. on August 11, 2017, an employee was cutting a radiator from a semi truck using a cutting torch and inadvertently cut a Freon line. The employee b urned his face when the Freon ignited and was hospitalized.

Keywords: accidental discharge, acetylene torch, burn, chemical, compressed gas, face, torch

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1257740.015 30 M Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction

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