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Accident: 113366.015 - Employee Sustains Severe Burns During Chemical Fire

Accident: 113366.015 -- Report ID: 0627100 -- Event Date: 02/04/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1376362.01502/06/2019Aluma-Weld, Inc.
At 1:30 p.m. on February 4, 2019, an employee was assisting two coworkers in put ting out a fire that ignited after one of his coworkers had applied some acetone to a foam spill. The employee caught himself on fire and one of his coworkers used a fire extinguisher in putting out the flames. The employee sustained mult iple burns to his body and was hospitalized.
Keywords: burn, chemical reaction, fire, fire extinguisher
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1376362.015 51 M Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction

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