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Accident: 201857356 - Employee Is Burned When Torch Ignites Drum Contents

Accident: 201857356 -- Report ID: 0452110 -- Event Date: 10/20/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30652083410/20/20035511Bob Montgomery Chevrolet, Inc.
On October 20, 2003, Employee #1 was cutting a fifty-five gallon drum with a plasma torch when it ignited the contents, burning the employee. He was hospitalized for treatment.
Keywords: burn, vapor, drum, welder, torch, explosion, combustible liquid
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 306520834 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Welders and cutters

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