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Accident: 202358545 - Employee Is Burned When Molten Metal Sets Pants On Fire

Accident: 202358545 -- Report ID: 0352450 -- Event Date: 08/23/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30918732608/23/20057692Blair Welding & Manufacturing, Inc.
Employee #1 was using a cutting torch to burn away the leading corner on a loader bucket when molten metal contacted his pants setting them on fire. Employee #1 suffered second-degree and third-degree burns to his legs and hands. Employee #1 was wearing a leather welding top, gloves and safety glasses. Employee #1 was hospitalized.
Keywords: burn, ppe, welder, molten metal, hand, cutting and burning, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 309187326 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Welders and cutters

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