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Accident: 122305.015 - Employee Incurs Burn While Cutting On Active Gas Pipe Line

Accident: 122305.015 -- Report ID: 0950641 -- Event Date: 07/01/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1414860.01507/11/2019Asbestos Instant Response, Inc.
At 2:00 p.m. on July 1, 2019, an employee was using a Sawzall power saw attempti ng to cut an active natural gas pipeline resulting in a spark and subsequent fla sh/explosion. The employee sustained burns to his face and neck and other body s ystem injuries, requiring hospitalization.
Keywords: asbestos, asbestos removal, burn, cutting, demolition, explosion, face, fire, flash, gas, injury illness prevention program, natural gas, neck, pipe, pipeline, purging, saw, spark, struck by, torso
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Demolition  
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1414860.015 50 M Hospitalized injury Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Demolition

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