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Accident: 201953486 - Employee Is Burned From Cylinder Explosion

Accident: 201953486 -- Report ID: 0522000 -- Event Date: 05/09/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30644946305/09/20038734Haring Cylinder Company

Employee #1 received second and third degree burns to parts of his face and arm, when 220 acetylene cylinders and 9 to 15 propane cylinders that had been opened to the atmosphere to release the gas exploded. Employee was hospitalized and treated for his injuries.

Keywords: burn, cylinder, gas, explosion, propane, arm, face

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 306449463 Non Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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