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Accident: 96407.015 - Employee Is Struck By A Cap When Vapors Ignite While Cutting

Accident: 96407.015 -- Report ID: 0830300 -- Event Date: 06/12/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1240585.01506/15/2017Black Hills Trucking

At 7:30 a.m. on June 12, 2017, an employee was cutting a section of a mud pump u sing a welder. The vapors in the mud pump ignited and a cap forced from one end of the mud pump struck the employee. The employee sustained an internal chest in jury.

Keywords: compressed gas, hazardous waste, pressure piping, struck by

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1240585.015 61 M Hospitalized injury Welders and cutters

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