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Accident: 93656.015 - Employee Burns Back And Neck When Clothing Catches Fire

Accident: 93656.015 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 02/25/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1214348.01502/28/2017Rio Farms, Llc
At 10:35 a.m. on February 25, 2017, an employee was using a torch cutter to cut a pipe. As he leaned over the pipe during cutting, sparks traveled through the pipe and came into contact with the employee's sweatshirts. The sweatshirt caught on fire, resulting in the employee sustaining burns on his back and neck. The employee was hospitalized and received treatment for his injuries.
Keywords: pipe, neck, guard, fire, burn, back, torch, spark, ppe
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1214348.015 33 M Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Farm equipment mechanics

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