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Accident: 117502.015 - Employees Is Burned While Testing Molten Metals

Accident: 117502.015 -- Report ID: 0522300 -- Event Date: 03/05/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1375823.01502/04/2019I Schumann & Company, Llc
At 9:45 a.m. on March 5, 2019, an employee obtained a metal sample by inserting a ladle into pot of molten metal located inside a heated oven. The employee was unaware that molten metal had splashed on onto his coveralls setting his clothin g on fire. The employee was not wearing FR coveralls or an aluminized overcoat. He suffered third degree burns to his abdomen and back and was hospitalized.
Keywords: abdomen, back, burn, clothing, fire, foundry, ladle, molten metal, molten slag, oven, ppe, pot, protective clothing, skin, splashed
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1375823.015 57 M Hospitalized injury Furnace, kiln and oven operators

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