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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 201084852 - Flash Fire Burns Employee

Accident: 201084852 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 11/06/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30635649401/06/20045999Jorgensen Company
At approximately 10:00 a.m. on November 6, 2003, Employee #1 was cleaning the threads of an oxygen compressed gas cylinder with a wire brush on an electric drill. As Employee #1 cleaned the threads, a flash fire occurred and he sustained burns to his arms and flash burns to his face. Employee #1 was hospitalized.
Keywords: burn, oxygen, cylinder, cleaning, compressed gas, fire, arm, electric drill, face
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 306356494 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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