Accident Report Detail
Accident Summary Nr: 147809.015 - Employee Is Killed In Dust Cloud Explosion
|Inspection Nr||Date Opened||SIC||NAICS||Establishment Name|
|1607512.015||07/12/2022||333111||West Alabama Mechanical Inc.|
Abstract: At 4:00 p.m. on July 4, 2022, an employee was cutting off a motor and base of a dust collection system using an oxygen acetylene torch at a farm machinery and equipment manufacturing facility. When the employee was moving the cutoff motor base, a dust cloud formed and ignited causing an explosion. The employee sustained second and third degree burns to the head, both arms, and torso, and was killed.
|Employee #||Inspection Nr||Age||Sex||Degree||Nature of Injury||Occupation|
|1||1607512.015||56||M||Fatality||Welders and cutters|