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Accident: 121752.015 - Employee Dies In Explosive Reaction

Accident: 121752.015 -- Report ID: 0111400 -- Event Date: 11/05/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1445321.01511/15/2019Cannan Group Inc
At 12:00 p.m. on November 5, 2019, Employee #1 was making a small spot weld on a piece of metal. He was performing the weld on a drum of that contained flammabl e windshield washer fluid. There was an explosive reaction, and the cover of dru m hit the employee's face. Liquid splashed on the employee and was ignited by th e explosion. Employee #1's clothes caught on fire. He sustained body burns and w as killed.
Keywords: burn, drum, explosion, fire, flammable liquid, welding
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1445321.015 64 M Fatality Machinery maintenance occupations

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