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Accident: 118331.015 - Employee Receives Burns To Face, Arm, And Hand When Paint Ca

Accident: 118331.015 -- Report ID: 0352420 -- Event Date: 07/22/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1417928.01507/25/2019Garney Companies Inc
At 1:00 p.m. on July 22, 2019, an employee worked in an eight-foot-deep trench t o weld copper wiring on a sewer line. While working, a can of Rust-Oleum Corpora tion, Fluorescent Pink Marking Paint, which is a category 1 flammable liquid, ig nited and exploded. The employee received burns to the face, left arm and left h and and was hospitalized for approximately two days.
Keywords: arm, burn, explosion, face, flammable liquid, hand, ignite, paint, pipe, sewer, trench, welder, welding
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Pipeline Maintenance or repair  
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1417928.015 26 M Hospitalized injury

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