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Accident: 170055602 - Burn - Natural Gas Explosion

Accident: 170055602 -- Report ID: 0453710 -- Event Date: 08/02/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1846866008/03/19901623Pioneer Associates, Inc. Dba Williams Electric Co.
A natural gas line had been accidentally struck during excavation and had ruptured. An electrical crew operating a hammer drill ignited the natural gas. A foreman on the jobsite sustained burns on his right arm in the ensuing explosion.
Keywords: burn, electrical, construction, natural gas, e c, explosion, gas leak, rotary hammer
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 18468660 Non Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Supervisors, extractive occupations

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