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Accident: 105249.015 - Employee Is Caught By Heat Flash Of Hydraulic Fluids And Is

Accident: 105249.015 -- Report ID: 0352420 -- Event Date: 04/17/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1309659.01504/18/2018Ameriwaste, Llc
At 10:00 a.m. on April 17, 2018, an employee was attempting to MIG weld a pinhol e leak in a dump truck's hydraulic reservoir and triggered the welder, causing a n arc and subsequent flash of residual vapors. The employee suffered second deg ree burns on his left forearm and was hospitalized.
Keywords: burn, flammable vapors, forearm, hydraulic fluid, welder
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1309659.015 50 M Hospitalized injury Welders and cutters

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