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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 14532501 - Employees Burned In Propane Cylinder Explosion

Accident: 14532501 -- Report ID: 1050210 -- Event Date: 10/15/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10585492111/04/19935541Seward Tesero

Employee #1 was filling a 100 pound portable propane cylinder for Employee #2. The cylinder bottom failed and the pressure rocketed the cylinder. An explosion occurred, severely burning Employees #1 and #2. The last hydrostat date on the cylinder was January 1964.

Keywords: burn, cylinder, pressure vessel, work rules, explosion, propane

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 105854921 Hospitalized injury Concussion Occupation not reported
2 105854921 Hospitalized injury Concussion Occupation not reported

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