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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 99795.015 - Employee Relights Torch Improperly And Suffers Multiple Burn

Accident: 99795.015 -- Report ID: 0522300 -- Event Date: 10/05/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1269980.01510/12/2017Jj Seville Llc

At 8:00 a.m. on October 5, 2017, an employee was using a torch to preheat the mo lds to prepare them for casting. The torch went out and the employee relit it u sing an improper technique. The employee suffered a blowback of fire and sustai ned several burns to his arms. The employee was hospitalized.

Keywords: casting, compressed gas, fire, flammable vapors, heat, struck by, tank, torch

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1269980.015 37 M Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction

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