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Accident: 170166946 - Two Employees Burned When Powdered Mixture Flashes

Accident: 170166946 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 06/07/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11198037106/14/19915051Skyline Seating
Employees #1 and #2 were pouring a powdered mixture of titanium and zirconium through a sieve to remove aluminum pellets used in grinding the material. The mixture flashed and Employee #1 suffered second- and third-degree burns on his arms and face, and was hospitalized. Employee #2 suffered second-degree burns on his arms and hands. He was treated and released.
Keywords: burn, fire, arm, combustible dust, face, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111980371 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Metallurgical and materials engineers
2 111980371 Non Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Metallurgical and materials engineers

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