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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 170568448 - Employee Dies In Oil Drum Explosion

Accident: 170568448 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 06/09/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11507482506/15/19955083K.C. Nielsen Ltd.

Employee #1 was cutting the top out of a 55 gallon metal drum that had contained hydraulic oil. The drum exploded, killing the employee.

Keywords: work rules, drum, hydraulic fluid, explosion, combustible liquid, cutting and burning

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 115074825 Fatality Concussion Farm equipment mechanics

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