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Accident: 107474.015 - Employee Suffers Breathing Difficulties After Torch Cutting

Accident: 107474.015 -- Report ID: 0522300 -- Event Date: 07/12/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1331282.01507/19/2018Heidtman Steel Products, Inc.
At 4:00 p.m. on July 12, 2018, Employee #1 was torch cutting on a pickle line after a coil broke. The employee experienced difficulty breathing after performing work, due to heat or hydrochloric acid exposure. He was hospitalized for treatment.
Keywords: torch, heat, lung, hydrochloric acid
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1331282.015 50 M Hospitalized injury Other

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