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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 39536.015 Event: 01/14/2013Employee Severely Burned Later Dies
At approximately 10:00 a.m. on January 14, 2013, Employee #1 was adding wood to a fabricated woodstove when his hair and his synthetic material coat caught on f ire. He was hospitalized and treated for severe burns to his head, back and arm s. Employee #1 died 3 days later.
Keywords: burn, clothing, fire, hair, heat
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 857283.015 Fatality Janitors and cleaners

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