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Accident: 111002.015 - Welding Employee Receives Second And Third Degree Burns On A

Accident: 111002.015 -- Report ID: 0728500 -- Event Date: 11/09/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1360415.01511/15/2018Merrill Iron & Steel Inc.
At 12:00 p.m. on November 9, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a structural steel fabrication company, was performing arc gouging. A piece of carbon rod fell and came into contact with Employee #1's pant leg. The carbon rod burned through his pants and lodged between the tongue of his boot and ankle causing second and third degree burns. He was hospitalized. Employee #1 was not provided with welding chaps or other protective leg wear.
Keywords: ppe, steel, welding, arc welding, leg, burn, ankle, protective clothing
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1360415.015 61 M Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Welders and cutters

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