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Accident: 201954286 - Employee Is Injured In Explosion

Accident: 201954286 -- Report ID: 0522000 -- Event Date: 08/10/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30926325908/10/20052891P.O.B., Inc.
On August 10, 2005, Employee #1 was cleaning out the vat of an adhesive cooker. As he poured isopropyl alcohol into the vat from a 55-gallon container, vapors reached the pilot light of the cooker and caused an explosion. Employee #1 caught fire and was severely burned. He was hospitalized and treated for his injuries.
Keywords: burn, ventilation, flammable liquid, ppe, fire, explosion, chemical reaction, chemical vapor
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 309263259 Hospitalized injury Burn(Chemical) Occupation not reported

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