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Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201620150 Event: 03/13/1998Employee Burned While Welding
At approximately 10:00 a.m. on March 13, 1998, Employee #1 was burned while welding on a cab top. Employee #1 had leaned on a portion of the cab that he had recently welded and was still hot. Employee #1's cotton coveralls caught fire and he sustained third-degree burns. Employee #1 had been spraying a combustible liquid earlier that day that may have contributed to the cause of the fire.
Keywords: burn, clothing, heat, fire, welder, welding, combustible liquid
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 301226940 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Welders and cutters

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