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Accident: 115227.015 - Employee Sustains Burns From Sparks From Welding Torch

Accident: 115227.015 -- Report ID: 0521100 -- Event Date: 03/19/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1392047.01504/10/2019Waupaca Foundry, Inc., Plant 4
At 10:00 a.m. on March 19, 2019, an employee was cutting a jam up inside of the gate and sprue with a oxygen acetelyne torch and several sparks landed on his arm. The employee's burns turned into cellulitis, and he was hospitalized.
Keywords: spark, welding, burn, arm, torch
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1392047.015 43 M Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Machinery maintenance occupations

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