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Accident: 202081824 - Worker Using Cutting Torch Is Burned By Flash Fire

Accident: 202081824 -- Report ID: 0453730 -- Event Date: 01/09/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31691217901/09/20131799City Demolition And Recycling Llc
On January 9, 2013, an employee, of City Demolition and Recycling LLC, was using a cutting torch to cut through scrap metal, an outrigger attached to a ring gear. The employee struck a hydraulic line, which caused a flash fire. The employee was transported to the hospital, where he was admitted and treated for second degree burns to the face.
Keywords: burn, demolition, flammable liquid, fire, welder, construction, hydraulic line, torch, scrap metal, face
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 316912179 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Welders and cutters

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