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Accident: 134138.015 - Employee Dies After Residual Fluid Fire While Cutting Pipe

Accident: 134138.015 -- Report ID: 0653510 -- Event Date: 03/16/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1520574.01503/19/2021Pevehouse Unlimited Llc
At 10:00 a.m. on March 16, 2021, Employee #1 was using a cutting torch to cut in to a pipe encased within two other pipes. Residual fluid within the inner pipe c ame out of the opening and was ignited by the cutting torch. Employee sustained severe burns over his entire body, before ultimately dying.
Keywords: burn, cutting, die, fire, torch
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1520574.015 53 M Fatality Drillers, oil well

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