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Accident: 14259170 - Employee Struck By Ruptured Filter Housing Fragments

Accident: 14259170 -- Report ID: 0625700 -- Event Date: 08/29/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
138647308/30/19842813Air Products & Chemicals Inc
THE FILTER HOUSING IN A NITROGEN CIRCUIT WHICH PROVIDED SEAL GAS TO A TURBOEXPANDER RUPTURED WHILE EMPLOYEE #1 WAS PRESSURIZING THE SYSTEM. EMPLOYEE #1 SUFFERED FATAL INJURIES WHEN HE WAS STRUCK BY FRAGMENTS FROM THE CYLINDRICAL HOUSING.
Keywords: pressure vessel, gas, nitrogen, rupture, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1386473 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported

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