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Accident: 111710.015 - Two Employees Are Burned In Trailer Explosion

Accident: 111710.015 -- Report ID: 0522000 -- Event Date: 12/06/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1365351.01512/11/2018Municipal And Contractor Sealing Products, Inc.
At 1:30 p.m. on December 6, 2018, Employees #1 and #2, employed by a company pro viding water and sewer products and services, were working inside an unventilate d tow trailer with a torpedo heater in use. They were using MEK, a paint solven t, to purge an epoxy-filled supply hose. The paint solvent ignited, and the emp loyees were burned. The employees were transported to the hospital for treatmen t of burns to hands and face. Employee #1 was hospitalized. Employee #2 was re leased after treatment.
Keywords: abrasive burn, confined space, construction, explosion, face, fire, glue, hand, heater, hose, paint solvent, purging, trailer, ventilation
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1365351.015 33 M Non Hospitalized injury
2 1365351.015 29 F Hospitalized injury

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