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Accident: 170620033 - Employee Burned When Tube Containing Flammables Burns

Accident: 170620033 -- Report ID: 0950622 -- Event Date: 01/15/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12018537602/03/19943498Benicia Fabrication & Machine Inc.
On January 15, 1994, Employee #1, from Benicia Fabrication & Machine, Inc., was observing another employee cutting U-tubes on a heat exchanger using an air arc. A closed tube containing flammables burst into flames, inflicting second- and third-degree burns to Employee #1's chest and underarms.
Keywords: burn, chest, fire, laceration, heat exchanger, arm
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 120185376 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Miscellaneous hand working occupations

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