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Accident: 201780400 - Employee Fatally Burned By Hot Air

Accident: 201780400 -- Report ID: 0935000 -- Event Date: 02/16/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11052854402/23/20027363Micronesian Woodcraft Ent.,Inc.
On February 16, 2002, Employee #1 was standing near an electrostatic precipitator when he was burned by hot air escaping the device. The hot gas caused second and third degree burns across his body. He was transported to the burn unit of a nearby medical center where he succumbed to his systemic injuries and died.
Keywords: burn, compressed air
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 110528544 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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