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Accident: 111914.015 - Employee'S Clothing Catches Fire Causing 2nd Degree Burns

Accident: 111914.015 -- Report ID: 0950624 -- Event Date: 07/23/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1339422.01508/16/2018Reed Manufacturing, Inc.
At 9:00 a.m. on July 23, 2018, Employee #1 was carrying poured molten metal in c rucibles, using handling forks. As he moved from inside the building to the yard to allow them to cool, a rag he had placed in his pants' right back pocket caug ht fire and burned part of his shirt and pants. The employee sustained second de gree burns to part of his buttock and lower back, and was hospitalized for more than 24 hours.
Keywords: back, burn, buttocks, clothing, molten metal
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1339422.015 25 M Hospitalized injury

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