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Accident: 100464.015 - Employee Sustains Burns From Flying Molten Metal When Scrap

Accident: 100464.015 -- Report ID: 0552652 -- Event Date: 05/04/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1265435.01510/05/2017Fritz Enterprises Inc Dba Fritz Products Inc
At 2:00 p.m. on May 4, 2017, an employee was staging scrap metal material to be put into a melting furnace. The employee dumped the material into the melting furnace from a charge box which contained moisture. The metal exploded out of the furnace toward the employee. The employee was not wearing required personal protective equipment. The employee sustained burns to skin from contact with the molten metal.
Keywords: ppe, struck by, scrap metal, burn, heat, furnace, explosion, skin, protective clothing
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1265435.015 30 M Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Molding and casting machine operators

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