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Accident: 201345154 - Welder Is Burned While Operating Plasma Gouger

Accident: 201345154 -- Report ID: 0729700 -- Event Date: 08/31/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31280301809/02/20093443Taylor Forge Engineered Systems, Inc.
On August 31, 2009, Employee #1 a welder of Taylor Forge Engineered Systems, Inc., was operating a gouger. She just finished operating a horizontal plasma gouger when she noticed her Tillman Fire-Resistant Cotton Jacket was on fire. Employee #1 was hospitalized for third-degree burns to her chest.
Keywords: burn, chest, welder, welding, cotton
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 312803018 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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