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Accident: 104662.015 - Employee Sustains Facial Burns From Differential Oil

Accident: 104662.015 -- Report ID: 0524200 -- Event Date: 04/02/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1308425.01504/10/2018Cit Trucks Management Company, Inc.
At approximately 2:30 p.m. on or about April 2, 2018, an employee was working for a general local freight trucking firm. He was working alone. He was removing a yoke nut from a piece of equipment (axle). The employee was having difficulty removing the nut, so he was heating it with an oxygen blow torch. The heated up differential fluid flared up and flew into his face. He sustained second-degree burns to his face and neck. He was hospitalized.
Keywords: struck by, face, neck, flying object, heat, torch, automotive repair, burn
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1308425.015 49 M Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Automobile mechanics

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