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Accident: 114293.015 - Employee Suffers Burns And Injuries To Face And Neck Followi

Accident: 114293.015 -- Report ID: 0950623 -- Event Date: 11/08/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1360169.01511/14/2018Ca Forestry And Fire Protection
At 3:00 p.m. on November 8, 2019, Employee #1 and several coworkers, all firefighters were putting out a spot fire from a campfire. Then, a propane tank, approximately 200 feet away from the campfire, exploded, and the employee was hit by burning debris. The employee did not have protective shrouds deployed around their face and neck. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: propane, fire fighter, neck, face, burn, explosion
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1360169.015 38 M Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Firefighting occupations

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