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Accident: 201157930 - Explosion Burns Employee'S Face, Hands, And Legs

Accident: 201157930 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 08/07/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30086329708/27/20035093Allstate Paper & Metal Recycling
At approximately 2:30 p.m. on August 07, 2003, Employee #1 was cutting a scrap metal part (medical equipment) by using a welding torch. Residual hydraulic oil inside the part caught fire and an explosion occurred and Employee #1 sustained third-degree burn on his right arm and second-degree burns on his face, left arm, left leg and right leg. Employee #1 was hospitalized.
Keywords: burn, heat, explosion, face, hand, cutting and burning
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300863297 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Welders and cutters

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