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Accident: 108083.015 - Employees Are Burned From Ignited Hydraulic Fluid

Accident: 108083.015 -- Report ID: 0213600 -- Event Date: 08/06/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1336212.01508/07/2018Firth Rixson, Inc.
At 12:16 p.m. on August 6, 2018, two employees were working adjacent to a 3,000 pound shear press. One of the hydraulic lines on the 3,000 shear press released hydraulic fluid. The hydraulic fluid ignited and created a fire ball that engulf ed the employees, resulting in burns.
Keywords: burn, explosion, fire, hydraulic fluid, hydraulic press
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1336212.015 29 M Hospitalized injury
2 1336212.015 33 M Hospitalized injury Operations & systems researchers and analysts

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