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Accident: 202540720 - Two Employees Are Burned By Pyrotechnic Materials

Accident: 202540720 -- Report ID: 0950641 -- Event Date: 06/02/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12614830306/04/20097812Marvel Film Productions Llc
On June 2, 2009, Employees #1 and #2 were working with pyrotechnic materials that were going to be used to create a laser cutting effect on the set. Due to delays in production, they needed to disassemble the pyrotechnic display. Each of them was using a bare hand to brush the mixture of Titanium and Sparking Balls Arcing Match, D2 Sparking Granules from the surface of a wooden prop into his other hand. Employees #1 and #2 sustained serious burn injuries to their hands when the mixture ignited. They were not using any face or hand protection during this operation. They were hospitalized at Torrance Memorial Burn Center for treatment of their burns.
Keywords: burn, ppe, pyrotechnics, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 126148303 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported
2 126148303 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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