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Accident: 202467312 - Worker'S Face Is Burned During Glass Scoring Operations

Accident: 202467312 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 10/21/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31243000211/18/20083229Mid Coast Glass Company
At about 9:30 a.m. on October 21, 2008, Employee #1, a glazier at Mid Coast Glass Company, was scoring a piece of laminated glass. He had applied a coating of a flammable substance and ignited the substance to make the glass more pliable for scoring and breaking. The flame backdrafted into Employee #1's face. Employee #1 was hospitalized for burns to his face.
Keywords: burn, flammable liquid, flammable vapors, flashback, face
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 312430002 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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