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Accident: 201109378 - Employee Sustains Burns In Live Training Session

Accident: 201109378 -- Report ID: 0950624 -- Event Date: 03/25/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31054556104/25/20079224Waterloo Morada Fire District
Employee #1, a volunteer firefighter, was participating in a "live fire" burn of an old house. During one of the entries to practice extinguishing a house fire, Employee #1 received a steam-type burn on his upper right shoulder. Employee #1 was taken to an emergency clinic with a small 2-in. by 2-in. second-degree burn. Employee #1 was treated and released. Examination of Employee #1's fire turnout coat showed damage on the inside of the coat at the thermal liner, but minimum damage to the outside of the coat.
Keywords: burn, firefighter, ppe, fire, equipment failure
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 310545561 Non Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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