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Accident: 99795.015 - Employee Relights Torch Improperly And Suffers Multiple Burn

Accident: 99795.015 -- Report ID: 0522300 -- Event Date: 10/05/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1270251.01510/13/2017Structure Personnel Inc.
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1269980.01510/12/2017Jj Seville Llc
At 8:00 a.m. on October 5, 2017, an employee was using a torch to preheat the molds to prepare them for casting. The torch went out and the employee relit it using an improper technique. The employee suffered a blowback of fire and sustained several burns to his arms. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: struck by, compressed gas, fire, flammable vapors, heat, casting, tank, torch
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1270251.015 37 M Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Laborers, except construction
2 1269980.015 37 M Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Laborers, except construction

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