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Accident: 96095.015 - Employee Is Burned When Acetone Vapors In Canisters Ignite

Accident: 96095.015 -- Report ID: 0950644 -- Event Date: 04/07/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1237583.01505/25/2017Starco Group, Inc.
At 11:00 a.m. on April 7, 2017, an employee was staging empty canisters of brake cleaner. When the employee picked up two canisters, acetone vapors ignited and the employee sustained flash burns to the forearms.
Keywords: acetone, burn, explosion
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1237583.015 44 F Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Production helpers

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