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Accident: 201495124 - Employee Is Burned In Explosion

Accident: 201495124 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 12/08/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31506820501/19/20110251Mjo Staffing
At approximately 3:00 p.m. on December 8, 2010, Employee #1, a laborer, was using a Red Dragon flame sanitizer to flame off the litter in a chicken house when he heard a "hissing sound." As he attempted to shut down the system, there was a small explosion under the sanitizer followed immediately by a large explosion at the front of the tractor. Employee #1 was able to free himself and run to a mud puddle outside to douse his clothing that was on fire. He incurred second and third degree burns over fifty percent of his body and was hospitalized for treatment.
Keywords: burn, clothing, flammable vapors, agriculture, fire, explosion, tractor
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 315068205 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Laborers, except construction

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