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Accident: 202587093 - Employee'S Hand Is Burnt By Weld Spark

Accident: 202587093 -- Report ID: 0950614 -- Event Date: 07/12/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31531466607/14/20117623Acco Engineered Systems, Inc
At approximately 1:20 p.m. on July 12, 2011, Employee #1, of Acco Engineered Systems, Incorporated, was tasked to pin weld the inside insulation of the metal duct and wipe the surface with a propanol solution for shipment. Employee #1 noticed that one pin weld of the duct failed. He decided to replace the defective pin. When he drove a new weld, the sparks from the weld ignited the residue of the propanol on his glove. His right hand caught on fire and resulted in second degree burns. Employee #1 was transported to Eden Valley Hospital, Castro Valley, CA, where he was treated for his injury.
Keywords: burn, duct, alcohol, glove, fire, welding, spark, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 315314666 Hospitalized injury Burn(Chemical) Assemblers

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