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Accident: 14320360 - Cut Into Container, Flammable Vapors Exploded

Accident: 14320360 -- Report ID: 0317000 -- Event Date: 01/26/1983
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1391793501/26/19831611Holloway & Sons Construction
AN EMPLOYEE, USING AN ACETYLENE TORCH, CUT INTO A SMALL SEATED METAL CONTAINER. THE CONTAINER MAY HAVE PREVIOUSLY HELD ISOPROPYL ALCOHOL. THE CONTAINER WAS OBTAINED BY THIS COMPANY FROM NATIONAL CAN COMPANY OF TULLEY TOWN, PA.
Keywords: isopropyl alcohol, acetylene torch, flammable vapors, acetylene, welding, torch, explosion
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 13917935 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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