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Accident: 115945.015 - Employee Receives Second Degree Burns To Face, Arm And Hand

Accident: 115945.015 -- Report ID: 0552652 -- Event Date: 02/19/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1385724.01503/18/2019Drum Handlers Inc Dba Dhi Equipment
At 8:30 a.m. on February 19, 2019, an employee worked to clean the inside of a s pray booth plenum/vent containing powder coating debris and dust. At some point, the employee lit a cigarette style lighter and ignited the combustible dust and debris, which caused second degree, burns to the employee's face, arm and hand. The employee was hospitalized to treat the injuries.
Keywords: arm, burn, cleaning, combustible dust, explosion, face, fire, hand, powder, ventilation
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1385724.015 23 M Hospitalized injury Installers And Repairers

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