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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 170122220 - Employee Burned In Diesel Fuel Tank Explosion

Accident: 170122220 -- Report ID: 0454714 -- Event Date: 04/28/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12055997605/01/19955093Southern Alloys & Metals Corp
Employee #1 was using a torch to cut scrap metal when he accidentally cut into a homemade diesel fuel tank. The tank exploded. Employee #1 was hospitalized for burns to his back and arms.
Keywords: burn, diesel fuel tank, work rules, torch, back, explosion, arm, gasoline, cutting and burning, inattention
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 120559976 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Welders and cutters

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