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Accident: 14543961 - Employee Dies Of Asphyxia After Explosion In Standpipe

Accident: 14543961 -- Report ID: 0317700 -- Event Date: 04/30/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10646751705/01/19961721Nelson Painting, Inc.
Employee #1 was removing a section of pipe while working within an approximately 75 ft high by 4 ft diameter standpipe that was part of a 250,000 gallon water tank. He was using an oxy-acetylene torch to cut away bolts when an explosion and fire occurred. Employee #1 died of asphyxia.
Keywords: standpipe, asphyxiated, acetylene torch, fire, construction, explosion
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 106467517 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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