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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 300483864 - Employee Burned

Accident: 300483864 -- Report ID: 0521100 -- Event Date: 12/03/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30048386403/18/19991752Baseman Floors, Inc.
Employee #1 was using a flooring refinishing material on floor. Apparently vapors from the material were ignited by a pilot light on the gas fireplace at the location. The finishing material had a flash point of fifty-one degrees Fahrenheit. Employee #1 received second-degree burns over sixty percent of his body, and died as a result of his injuries.
Keywords: burn, pilot light, heat, vapor, flashback, chemical
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 2 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 300483864 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Interior painting and decorating
FatCause: Fire/explosion

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