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Accident: 102557.015 - Employee Investigates Smoke And Attempts To Put Out Smoking

Accident: 102557.015 -- Report ID: 0418200 -- Event Date: 01/12/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1290506.01501/25/2018Liberty Tire Recycling, Llc.
At 9:00 p.m. on January 12, 2018, the employee went on the scissor lift to inves tigate smoke that was coming from a grinder. The employee tried to put out the smoking embers and a fire flashed, causing his clothing to catch on fire. The em ployee was burned on his hands, lower arms, face, and back. The employee also b roke his foot when he jumped from the scissor lift. The employee was hospitaliz ed and treated for his injuries.
Keywords: aerial lift, arm, back, burn, elevator, face, fire, grinder, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1290506.015 30 M Hospitalized injury

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