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Accident: 110283.015 - Employee Sustains Burns To Face And Arms When Vapors Ignite

Accident: 110283.015 -- Report ID: 0355121 -- Event Date: 08/14/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1339225.01508/16/2018Fareva Richmond
At 2:42 p.m. on August 14, 2018, an employee was working for a Firm that manufactured pharmaceutical preparations. He was discharging the contents of an aerosol canister into a laboratory hood. The contents of the aerosol can were flammable. A fire and explosion occurred. The employee sustained burns to his face, neck, arms, and hands. He was hospitalized.
Keywords: arm, neck, hand, flammable vapors, fire, face, explosion, burn
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1339225.015 29 M Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Technicians, n.e.c.

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