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Accident: 200074953 - Baler Machine Cathes Fire And Burns Worker

Accident: 200074953 -- Report ID: 0453720 -- Event Date: 03/20/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31647226503/21/20122679Carolina Precision Fibers, Inc.
On March 30, 2012, Employee #1, 40 year-old male baler machine operator with Carolina Precision Fibers Inc., received a second degree burns due to fire/explosion while working a cuber (baler machine) on production line #1. A mulch product was being produced from cellulose fibers at the time of the fire/explosion. Employee #1 was hospitalized as a result of this event.
Keywords: burn, dust, fire, explosion, baler
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 316472265 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Machine operators, not specified

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