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Accident: 127810.015 - Employee Is Burned While Blowing Glass

Accident: 127810.015 -- Report ID: 0454716 -- Event Date: 07/12/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1483640.01507/14/2020Herschend Family Entertainment Corporation
At 4:15 p.m. on July 12, 2020, an employee, a Master Craftsman Glassblower, was beginning to shape a glass creation by blowing into the implement. The employee and his apprentice were attempting a new technique that involved denatured alcoh ol. As the apprentice was spraying the alcohol, it ignited and a gust of wind bl ew the alcohol and fire onto the employee. The employee's undershirt, head scarf , hair, and beard caught fire. The employee was hospitalized to treat burns to h is face, neck, head and lungs.
Keywords: alcohol, burn, face, fire, head, lung, neck
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1483640.015 46 M Hospitalized injury

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