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Accident: 201623477 - Employee Is Burned When Using Cutting Torch

Accident: 201623477 -- Report ID: 1054196 -- Event Date: 05/23/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31593765605/24/20125093Hamilton Metals Inc
On May 23, 2012, Employee #1 was torch cutting a hay baler in a metal scrap yard and was significantly burned when engulfed by a sudden burst of flame. Employee #1 was hospitalized.
Keywords: burn, welder, torch, scrap metal, baler, cutting and burning
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 315937656 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Welders and cutters

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