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Accident: 105076.015 - Employee'S Leg Is Broken, Face Is Burned When Cutting Torch

Accident: 105076.015 -- Report ID: 0636900 -- Event Date: 04/23/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1310690.01504/23/2018R-Tex Services, Llc
At 12:00 p.m. on April 23, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a construction company, was engaged in demolition work at a warehouse. He was preparing to use a cutting torch when the torch's tank exploded. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for a fractured leg and burns to half his face.
Keywords: steel plate, leg, fracture, face, explosion, construction, demolition, burn, torch
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Manufacturing plant Demolition   40
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1310690.015 35 M Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Construction trades, n.e.c.

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