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Accident: 14559603 - Employee Killed When Using Cutting Torch On Storage Tank

Accident: 14559603 -- Report ID: 0855610 -- Event Date: 07/21/1989
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10785484607/22/19891629U.S.P.C.I., Inc.
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10785485307/22/19894013Union Pacific Railroad Company
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10785486107/22/19891629Flint Engineering & Construction Company
Employee #1 was involved in the removal of an underground storage tank, and was cutting on the vessel with a gas cutting torch. This action caused an explosion resulting in his death.
Keywords: explosion, laceration, tank, cutting and burning
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 107854846 Fatality Other Excavating and loading machine operators
2 107854853 Occupation Not Listed
3 107854861 Occupation Not Listed

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