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Accident: 170579239 - Three Employees Burned In Explosion And Flash Fire

Accident: 170579239 -- Report ID: 0418200 -- Event Date: 04/13/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10930765204/15/19961799Klein Contracting Corporation, Inc.
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10930792604/15/19961799Klein Contracting Corporation, Inc.
Employees #1 through #3 were conducting asbestos abatement in a bank vault. They were using a highly flammable stripping solvent to remove sprayed-on asbestos. A flash fire and explosion ensued, and all three employees were hospitalized with first-, second- and/or third- degree burns.
Keywords: burn, flammable liquid, flammable vapors, fire, construction, explosion, cleaning fluid, combustible liquid, asbestos
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 109307652
2 109307926

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