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Accident: 103739.015 - Employee Suffers Second And Third Degree Burns When Welding

Accident: 103739.015 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 02/20/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1300729.01503/09/2018Hemington Landscape Services Inc.
At 3:30 p.m. on February 20, 2018, an employee was welding a leaking seam on a 5 0 gallon diesel tank using mig arc welding equipment. The employee was caught in a flash burn when diesel vapors leaked from the tank and ignited. The employ ee received third degree burns to his upper left arm pit and second degree burns to his upper left arm and hand. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: arc welding, arm, burn, caught by, diesel fuel tank, hand, vapor
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1300729.015 24 M Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction

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