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Accident: 100884.015 - Employee Suffers Chemical Burn To Hand From Propane Tank

Accident: 100884.015 -- Report ID: 0636900 -- Event Date: 11/10/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1278398.01511/20/2017Lasko Products, Llc.
At 3:00 p.m. on November 10, 2017, Employee #1 was changing the propane tank on a forklift. The employee opened the valve on the tank, but when he tried to attach the hose, he received chemical burns to his right hand. The employee was hospitalized for his injuries.
Keywords: propane, chemical burn, hand, industrial truck, powered industrial vehicle, hose, valve
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1278398.015 48 M Hospitalized injury Burn(Chemical)

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