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Accident: 102851.015 - Employee Is Injured In Blast From Electrical Cabinet

Accident: 102851.015 -- Report ID: 0729300 -- Event Date: 02/01/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1293033.01502/05/2018Continental Casting, Llc
On February 01, 2018, at 2:20 p.m., an employee was using a torch to heat a part on a die cast machine at the beginning of a cycle. At that time an electrical control panel cabinet exploded behind him, forcing him onto the work platform. The employee was found unconscious with head trauma and a broken left arm.
Keywords: torch, head, electrical cabinet, explosion, arm
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1293033.015 21 M Hospitalized injury Concussion Machine operators, not specified

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