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Accident: 170698914 - Employees Burned By Out-Of-Control Fire

Accident: 170698914 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 08/16/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11990923208/19/19931793Amber Glass & Mirror, Inc.
Employees # 1 and #2 were cutting laminated glass and were using alcohol to soften the membrane between the two sections of glass. One employee lit the alcohol to speed up the softening process. The fire got out of control and both employees were seriously burned.
Keywords: burn, alcohol, fire extinguisher, work rules, fire, construction, lost control
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119909232 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Glaziers
2 119909232 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Glaziers

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