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Accident: 200600583 - Employee Burned When Spray Paint Can Explodes

Accident: 200600583 -- Report ID: 0625400 -- Event Date: 07/12/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30234290207/12/19991791Bwt'S Welding & Associates, Inc.
Employee #1, a welder, was using an oxygen/acetylene torch to cut steel. He was working directly over two spray paint cans full of primer when one of them exploded. Employee #1 sustained burns on his arms and face, for which he was hospitalized.
Keywords: burn, acetylene torch, work rules, construction, paint, explosion, combustible liquid, face, cutting and burning, high temperature
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $250,000 to $500,000 1 20
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 302342902 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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