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Accident: 114839.015 - Two Employees Are Injured When Caught By Cylinder Explosion,

Accident: 114839.015 -- Report ID: 0522300 -- Event Date: 03/19/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1388312.01503/27/2019Metalico Akron, Inc.
At 3:30 p.m. on March 19, 2019, an employee was cutting an O2 cylinder with a fa bric saw when it exploded, burning him and injuring a second employee. Employee #1 sustained burns to his face, abdomen, and arms. Employee #2 sustained sever e contusions to his right leg when struck by a flying fragment.
Keywords: abdomen, arm, burn, contusion, cylinder, explosion, face, flying object, laceration, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1388312.015 43 M Hospitalized injury Metallurgical and materials engineers

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