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Accident: 127176.015 - Employee Using Propane Torch, Catches On Fire And Is Killed

Accident: 127176.015 -- Report ID: 0953220 -- Event Date: 06/22/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1479992.01506/22/2020Boulder Oaks Community Association
At 11:00 a.m. on June 22, 2020, an employee was utilizing a Greenwood propane to rch attached to 5-gallon propane tank to burn weeds along a walk way. The employ ee caught on fire through unknown circumstances. The employee suffered severe bu rns throughout the body and was killed.
Keywords: burn, cutting and burning, fire, propane, propane torch
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1479992.015 54 M Fatality Groundskeepers and gardeners, except farm

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