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Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 102557.015 Event: 01/12/2018Employee Investigates Smoke And Attempts To Put Out Smoking
At 9:00 p.m. on January 12, 2018, the employee went on the scissor lift to inves tigate smoke that was coming from a grinder. The employee tried to put out the smoking embers and a fire flashed, causing his clothing to catch on fire. The em ployee was burned on his hands, lower arms, face, and back. The employee also b roke his foot when he jumped from the scissor lift. The employee was hospitaliz ed and treated for his injuries.
Keywords: aerial lift, arm, back, burn, elevator, face, fire, grinder, hand
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1290506.015 Hospitalized injury

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