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Accident: 70097.015 - Employee Is Burned And Killed When Thinner Catches Fire

Accident: 70097.015 -- Report ID: 0636900 -- Event Date: 09/15/2014
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1020232.01512/29/2014Halsan, Ltd
At approximately 9:30 a.m. on September 15, 2014, an employee was the cleaning f loor with paint thinner. The thinner caught fire and the employee received burns to 80 to 90 percent of his body, and the employee was killed.
Keywords: burn, chemical, combustible liquid, fire, thinner
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1020232.015 53 M Fatality Construction Laborer

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