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Accident: 100058.015 - Employee Sustains Burns When Combustible Gas Ignites

Accident: 100058.015 -- Report ID: 0523400 -- Event Date: 10/15/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1272153.01510/23/2017Therm-Tech Of Waukesha, Inc.
At 12:15 p.m. on October 15, 2017, Employee #1 was restarting the heat treat furnace, using an 88 inch wand. Combustible Endo gas had accumulated and was ignited when the employee restarted the furnace. Employee #1 sustained second degree burns to his arms and was hospitalized.
Keywords: arm, burn, gas, furnace
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1272153.015 46 M Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Heat treating equipment operators

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