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Accident: 200012060 - Employee Suffers Burn When Sawdust Ignites

Accident: 200012060 -- Report ID: 0729300 -- Event Date: 04/16/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11045763704/20/20042439B & R Truss, Inc.
On April 16, 2004, an employee and a coworker were using cutting torch to remove a garage door, when the door fell shut and sawdust was ignited by the torch. The employee suffered second degree burns over most of his body. The employee was hospitalized and treated for burns.
Keywords: burn, sawdust, dust, construction, gas, saw, torch
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 110457637 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Construction laborers

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