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Inspection Detail

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170167514 Event: 03/03/1997Two Firefighters Burned During Training Exercise
Employees #1 and #2, both firefighters, were in a burning structure during a training exercise. Employee #1 remained in the structure although it had been recommended that he exit if he felt he was in danger. Employee #2 also remained in the structure until the exercise was over. Employee #1 sustained second-degree burns on his right hand and Employee #2 sustained burns to his right foot.
Keywords: burn, firefighter, fire, hand, foot, high temperature
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 120251772 Non Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported
2 120251772 Non Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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