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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 695627 - Employee Killed During Heptane Explosion

Accident: 695627 -- Report ID: 0524700 -- Event Date: 11/09/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12197327511/17/19957534Wood County Bandag

Employee #1 was cutting the top off a 55 gallon metal container that had once contained heptane. The container exploded and Employee #1 was killed, suffering burns from the explosion and injuries from being struck by part of the container.

Keywords: burn, explosion, heptane, struck by, cutting and burning

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 121973275 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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