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Accident: 200102317 - Methanol Ignites While Being Dispensed And Burns Employee

Accident: 200102317 -- Report ID: 0522300 -- Event Date: 01/23/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30971393101/25/20068211Western Reserve Academy
On January 23, 2006, an employee was dispensing methanol, a flammable liquid, in the presence of an open flame. He was badly burned, when the methanol ignited. The employee was hospitalized for two days.
Keywords: burn, methyl alcohol, open flame, pouring, flammable liquid, skin
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 309713931 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Chemistry teachers

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