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Accident: 200820850 - Employee'S Face Burned When Munitions Ignite

Accident: 200820850 -- Report ID: 0521400 -- Event Date: 04/29/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30260591006/01/20005941G.A.T. Guns
On April 29, 2000, Employee #1, a 20-year-old maintenance person, was told to clean a shed that contained open buckets of spent firing range shell casings, as well as gunpowder and paper trash. He discarded a cigarette into one of the buckets, which ignited a fire. Employee #1 sustained burns to his face, eyebrows, and hair.
Keywords: burn, explosives, hair, work rules, cleaning, fire, smoking, combustible dust, face
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 302605910 Non Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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