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Accident: 113481.015 - Employee Is Killed In Explosion

Accident: 113481.015 -- Report ID: 0418600 -- Event Date: 02/08/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1377272.01502/08/2019Mega Ms Ltd
At 3:15 p.m. on February 8, 2019, an employee was performing fire watch duties w hile some scrap metal was being cut with oxygen and acetylene torches. An explos ion occurred when water touched the hot slag. The employee's upper body and head were severely injured, resulting in his death.
Keywords: acetylene torch, caught by, explosion, scrap metal
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1377272.015 27 M Fatality

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