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Accident: 738849 - Employees Burned By Flames From Waterproofing Chemical

Accident: 738849 -- Report ID: 0419000 -- Event Date: 09/30/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1858707110/07/19851542Charter Builders, Inc.
EMPLOYEES #1 AND #2 WERE WORKING IN AN ELEVATOR PIT, APPLYING A WATERPROOFING CHEMICAL, BITUTHENE, WHICH WAS IGNITED BY SPARKS FALLING FROM A WELDING OPERATION ABOVE THEM. THE EMPLOYEES WERE HOSPITALIZED FOR BURNS TO THEIR HANDS AND FACE.
Keywords: burn, flammable vapors, construction, welding, spark, face, hand, chemical, elevator shaft
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 18587071 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Supervisors, n.e.c.
2 18587071 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Construction trades, n.e.c.

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