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Accident: 201086402 - Employee Receive Third Degree Burns Using Lacquer Thinner

Accident: 201086402 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 03/21/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30635855703/22/20057349Williams Janitorial
At approximately 8:30 a.m. on March 21, 2005, Employee #1 and a coworker were using lacquer thinner to clean tile in a condominium. Employee #1 sustained third degree burns to his arms and legs and was hospitalized. The coworker sustained second degree burns to his hand and wrist but refused treatment.
Keywords: burn, lacquer thinner, cleaning, chemical reaction, chemical burn, arm, chemical vapor, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 306358557 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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