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Accident: 881235 - Employee Burned In Explosion

Accident: 881235 -- Report ID: 0830500 -- Event Date: 03/01/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10641915303/01/19943442Pease Industries
Employee #1 struck a container of flammable glue with the fork of a fork truck and punctured it. The flammable glue spilled onto the floor. Coworkers moved the leaking container to another location to try to transfer the glue to another container. Employee #1 had returned to clean the floor with sawdust when there was an explosion; he was burned and required hospitalization. The explosion may have been caused by the Raymond model 60-C4 OTT type E electric fork truck that Employee #1 was using.
Keywords: burn, sawdust, flammable liquid, glue, work rules, cleaning, fire, explosion, industrial truck, spill
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 106419153 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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