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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 120042411 - Abc Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Los Angeles

Nr: 120042411Report ID: 0950641Open Date: 05/14/1997

Abc Inc
4151 Prospect Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90027
Union Status: Union
SIC: 7812/Motion Picture and Video Tape Production

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:09/02/1997
Close Case:09/04/1997

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170900492Event: 05/14/1997Employee Sustains Burns When Flash Powder Explodes
Employee #1 was disposing of some excess old flash powder used in pyrotechnic displays in the production of movies. It exploded, and he suffered burns to his hands, arms, face, and chest. The MSDS for this product states that the preferred method of disposal is burning in quantities not to exceed 1/2 oz. The quantity involved in this incident was approximately 1 lb.
Keywords: chest, work rules, explosion, chemical burn, arm, combustible dust, powder, face, pyrotechnics, hand
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 120042411 Hospitalized injury Burn(Chemical) Carpenters

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