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Accident: 105072.015 - Employee Sustains Injuries From An Explosion On A Catwalk

Accident: 105072.015 -- Report ID: 0636900 -- Event Date: 04/23/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1310708.01504/23/2018U.S. Polyco
At 12:30 p.m. on April 23, 2018, an employee was getting a cutting torch ready i n preparation to cut steel plates connecting catwalks. While on the 35 ft high c atwalk, the second tank exploded, resulting in the employee falling to the groun d. The employee sustained a broken leg and second degree burns to half of the fa ce.
Keywords: catwalk, cutting and burning, explosion, fall
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Manufacturing plant Demolition   40
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1310708.015 35 M Hospitalized injury Construction trades, n.e.c. FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Demolition
FatCause:

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