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Accident: 14382998 - Employee Burned When Drum Explodes

Accident: 14382998 -- Report ID: 0521400 -- Event Date: 05/20/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10141322705/20/19871771Eagle Concrete, Inc.
Employee #1 was welding, attempting to cut off the lid of a drum containing a flammable liquid. The drum exploded, and Employee #1 suffered third-degree burns on his upper body. He was hospitalized.
Keywords: burn, flammable liquid, work rules, drum, construction, welding, explosion, cutting and burning
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 101413227 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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