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Accident: 115630.015 - Employee'S Hands, Arms, And Face Are Burned In Flammable Vap

Accident: 115630.015 -- Report ID: 0552652 -- Event Date: 03/15/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1391287.01504/23/2019A Restroom Trailer Co
At 3:30 p.m. on March 15, 2019, Employee #1, employed by a trailer manufacturing company, was using an electric Sawzall to cut his way out of a restroom trailer . He had just finished applying a flammable adhesive to the wallboard in the tra iler. There was not adequate ventilation for the flammable adhesive vapors in th e trailer so an explosion occurred during cutting. Employee #1 received burns to his hands, arms, and face from the flash explosion. He was hospitalized.
Keywords: arm, burn, cutting and burning, electric saw, explosion, face, fire, flammable vapors, hand, trailer
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1391287.015 39 M Hospitalized injury

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