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Accident: 118867.015 - Employee Incurs Flash Fire Burns While Cleaning Residues Off

Accident: 118867.015 -- Report ID: 0418100 -- Event Date: 07/10/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1422503.01507/15/2019Pyrotechnic Specialties, Inc.
At 1:15 p.m. on July 10, 2019, an employee was cleaning a metallic top work tabl e outdoors where there was no temperature or humidity controls. The employee int ended to brush and clean the chemical residues from the table when the residues ignited and a chemical flash fire ensued. The employee incurred second and third degree burns to his arms, hands and fingers and was hospitalized.
Keywords: arm, burn, chemical reaction, cleaning, explosives, finger, fire, flammable liquid, flash, glove, hand, machine operator, ppe, ppe hazard assessment, protective clothing, radiation, safety device, weather
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1422503.015 50 M Hospitalized injury Machine operators, not specified

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