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Accident: 118172.015 - Employee Is Caught In Combustible Fire And Sustains Third De

Accident: 118172.015 -- Report ID: 0213600 -- Event Date: 04/24/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1396151.01504/24/2019Buffalo & Orchard Park Topsoil, Inc.
At 12:45 p.m. on April 24, 2019, an employee was using a cutting torch on a drive shaft and was caught in a fire that started when a nearby container of combustible liquid ignited. The employee sustained second and third degree burns on 85% of his body, killing him.
Keywords: torch, fire, burn, combustible liquid
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1396151.015 34 M Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Heavy equipment mechanics

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