DateCityStateEmployerBody PartEvent
2019-08-17WailukuHawaiiSea Sport Cruises, Inc.Upper and lower limb(s)Explosion or fire on water vehicle
An employee was using heat from a blow torch to help loosen a bolt from a vessel's engine when an explosion occurred. The employee suffered first and second degree burns to both arms and both knees.
2019-07-31Junction CityKansasValley MetalsLeg(s)Explosion, n.e.c.
An employee was working on a combine truck trying to get a part loose. The employee was using a blow torch when it exploded. The employee was hospitalized with severe burns, especially on the right leg, and smoke inhalation.
2018-02-23JacksonvilleFloridaCypress Truck Lines, Inc.Finger(s), fingernail(s)Contact with hot objects or substances
After welding a trailer, an employee stood up and the blow torch engaged toward his right hand resulting in third degree burns to his thumb and forefingers.
2015-10-22ToledoOhioCherry Picked Auto PartsFaceVehicle or machinery fire
On October 22, 2015, an employees was using a blow torch on a car and cut through the air conditioning line, causing an explosion and burns to the face.