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Accident: 14283410 - Employee Injured In Acetylene Cylinder Explosion

Accident: 14283410 -- Report ID: 0214700 -- Event Date: 06/23/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10735390606/23/19935093Suffolk Industries Recovery Corp. Dba P.K. Metals
While Employee #1 dismantled and cut acetylene cylinders, an explosion occurred. Employee #1 was hospitalized. The cylinders were not properly purged of all gas.
Keywords: dismantling, cylinder, flammable vapors, acetylene, gas, explosion, cutting and burning
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 107353906 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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