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Accident: 779645 - Fire Fighter Burned During Training Exercise

Accident: 779645 -- Report ID: 0953210 -- Event Date: 02/17/1989
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10468807202/24/19899224Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District
Employee #1, a fire fighter trainer, was issued old turnout clothing for a training exercise that involved extinguishing a fire. During the training exercise, his upper arms were burned because they were not fully protected. Employee #1 was hospitalized.
Keywords: burn, firefighter, ppe, work rules, fire, arm
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 104688072 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Firefighting occupations

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