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Accident: 116352.015 - Employee Sustains Head Injury When Drum Explodes

Accident: 116352.015 -- Report ID: 0213900 -- Event Date: 05/15/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1401850.01505/17/2019Bradway Trucking, Inc.
At 8:00 p.m. on May 15, 2019, an employee was cutting the top off of a drum using an acetylene torch and did not purge or vent it prior to it being cut. The employee was caught in an explosion that occurred and was hospitalized with a head injury.
Keywords: caught in, drum, head, explosion, acetylene torch
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1401850.015 56 M Hospitalized injury Fracture

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