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Accident: 108037.015 - Employee Sustains Burns From Flash Fire

Accident: 108037.015 -- Report ID: 0950614 -- Event Date: 07/21/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1336365.01508/07/2018Sila Nanotechnologies, Inc.
At 5:15 p.m. on July 21, 2018, an employee at a battery manufacturing plant was standing between the heat shield/diffusion barrier and the collar of the furnace tube. He was in the process of removing the processed boats from the furnace tu be with an extension tool. When the boats approached the collar of the furnace tube, a flash occurred causing second-degree burn to his face and hands. The boa ts were approximately six inches away from the collar when the flash occurred. T he employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: battery, burn, explosion, face, fire, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1336365.015 28 M Hospitalized injury Operating engineers

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