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Accident: 202614186 - Employee Is Burned When Sparks Ignite Pants

Accident: 202614186 -- Report ID: 1054112 -- Event Date: 12/08/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31594966912/14/20113324Pcc Structurals Inc
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31594971912/15/20117363Aerotek Inc
On December 8, 2011, Employee #1 was operating a sanding disc to grind a titanium component when sparks from the disc ignited his right pants leg. Two coworkers used fire extinguishers to extinguish the flames. Employee #1 was hospitalized for second- and third-degree burns to the back of his lower right leg.
Keywords: fire extinguisher, burn, clothing, grinder, fire, grinding wheel, grinding machine
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 315949669 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported
2 315949719 Occupation not reported

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