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Accident: 170853279 - Employee Burned When Flammable Substance Ignites

Accident: 170853279 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 11/23/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12024739001/13/19991771David Paul Foster Company Inc
Employee #1 was using a 110-volt electric drill to mix a flammable substance when the mixture ignited. He sustained burns to his arm, for which he was hospitalized.
Keywords: burn, flammable liquid, flammable vapors, fire, construction, electric drill, chemical
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 1 12
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 120247390 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Exterior masonry
FatCause: Fire/explosion

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