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Accident: 118376.015 - Three Employees Are Caught In Flammable Liquid Flare Up, One

Accident: 118376.015 -- Report ID: 0830500 -- Event Date: 07/25/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1418752.01507/29/2019Abb Inc.
At 12:45 a.m. on July 25, 2019, three employees were removing hardware from a tr ansformer and it had flammable gas stored within. Employee #1 opened an inspect ion port and attempted to remove a nut inside the transformer with the use of an impact wrench. Employee #1 was killed and Employee #2 and Employee #3 was hosp italized with burns when the gas ignited and flared up.
Keywords: burn, flammable liquid, flammable vapors, gasoline, transformer
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1418752.015 50 M Fatality Electrical power installers and repairers

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