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Accident: 170052161 - Employee Suffers 2nd-Degree Burns In Explosion

Accident: 170052161 -- Report ID: 0950411 -- Event Date: 11/25/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11565218211/25/19917536Canyon Glass, Inc.
On November 25, 1991, Employee #1 was pouring alcohol on a sheet of glass to prepare to break it. Somehow, the flame spread to the gallon can of alcohol still in the employee's hand. The can exploded and sprayed burning alcohol on Employee #1. The flames spread across his chest and groin, causing 2nd-degree burns. Employee #1 was assisted by two secretaries and was transported to Maricopa Medical Center.
Keywords: burn, chest, alcohol, explosion
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 115652182 Hospitalized injury Burn(Chemical) Automobile body and related repairers

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