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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 170826622 - Employees Temporarily Lose Hearing Following Explosion

Accident: 170826622 -- Report ID: 0352420 -- Event Date: 06/24/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12736705006/25/19967539Baltimore County,Vehicle Operation And Maintenance

Employees #1 and #2 were using an oxyacetylene torch to cut exhaust pipes from a vehicle elevated on a lift. A explosion occurred, and they both suffered temporary loss of hearing.

Keywords: vapor, acetylene torch, automotive repair, vehicle, flammable vapors, ear, explosion, hearing loss, motor vehicle, cutting and burning

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 127367050 Hospitalized injury Hearing Loss Automobile mechanics
2 127367050 Hospitalized injury Hearing Loss Automobile mechanics

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