Accident Report Detail
Accident: 109719.015 - Employee Suffers Burns In Explosion, Later Dies From Heart A
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|1350793.015||10/03/2018||Radford And Nix Construction, Llc|
At 10:38 p.m. on September 26, 2018, an employee was operating a John Deere trac tor with Kingkutter 6-foot bushhog mower cutting down chest high vegetation in r emote area of the site. The employee backed up the tractor and the mower struck a 40 cubic foot acetylene gas cylinder that was hidden by the tall vegetation. The employee was caught in the explosion and was hospitalized with second and t hird degree burns to his arms, neck, chest, back and face. The employee died on October 7, 2018 while still in the hospital from a heart attack.
|End Use||Proj Type||Proj Cost||Stories||NonBldgHt||Fatality|
|Single family or duplex dwelling||New project or new addition||0||0||X|
Cause: Site clearing and grubbing