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Accident: 201702578 - Employee Is Burned In Flash Fire Incident

Accident: 201702578 -- Report ID: 1054115 -- Event Date: 07/26/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31121027208/05/20083599O&M Industries Inc
On July 26, 2008, Employee #1, a machinery maintenance worker, was welding in the vicinity of a blow pipe being dismantled. Sawdust fell from the pipe, and airborne particles were ignited by the welder. The resulting flash fire caused burns to Employee #1's forearms. He was hospitalized for treatment.
Keywords: burn, maintenance, dust, vapor, fire, machine operator, welding, smoke
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 311210272 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Machinery maintenance occupations

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