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Accident: 94363.015 - Employee Is Welding Drum Bolt And Receives Burns On Upper Bo

Accident: 94363.015 -- Report ID: 0950615 -- Event Date: 03/28/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1221599.01503/29/2017Garaventa Enterprises Inc
At 3:20 p.m. on March 28, 2017, an employee was MIG welding on a drum bolt located on the yolk of a wood hog that was still contaminated by a combustible gear hydraulic fluid residue. The fluid residue burst into flames and the employee received burns on their upper body and chest area.
Keywords: burn, hydraulic fluid, combustible liquid
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1221599.015 42 M Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Mechanical controls and valve repairers

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