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Accident: 114544.015 - Employee Sustains Burns And Lacerates Both Hands With Metal

Accident: 114544.015 -- Report ID: 0317900 -- Event Date: 03/13/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1385860.01503/18/2019Action Manufacturing Company
At 9:30 a.m. on March 13, 2019, an employee was disassembling M439 Safe and Arm devices to include removing M84 Detonator and placed them into plastic cups instead of Nonpropagation Packaging containers. The employee was caught in an explosion when one of the detonators exploded, causing others to explode as well. The employee sustained burns and lacerations to both hands from heat and metal fragments. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: caught in, laceration, hand, burn, detonator lead, flying object, explosion
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1385860.015 69 F Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Assemblers

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