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Accident: 170843221 - Employee Burned When Propane Pressure Washer Ignites

Accident: 170843221 -- Report ID: 0950615 -- Event Date: 06/16/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12559041406/18/19990191Timber Crest Farms
Employee #1 was preparing to use a Sanitech propane-operated, steam cleaner pressure washer at a fruit drying facility. He was at the controls when, for some reason, a fire ignited. He sustained burns on his arms, face, and body, for which he was hospitalized.
Keywords: burn, steam cleaner, flammable liquid, agriculture, fire, propane, arm, face
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125590414 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Laborers, except construction

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