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Accident: 170710149 - Employee Burned When Tank Explodes While Being Cut

Accident: 170710149 -- Report ID: 0111500 -- Event Date: 01/25/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11036895801/25/19947692John'S Welding & Repair
At approximately 4:30 p.m. on January 24, 1994, Employee #1, of John's Welding and Repair, was beginning to cut up an underground oil tank using a Hypertherm Max 100 plasma cutter when the tank exploded. The employee was hospitalized with 2nd- and 3rd-degree burns to his right leg and lower torso. He also suffered multiple fractures of his right leg and pelvis.
Keywords: burn, fracture, fire, oil tank, torso, explosion, pelvis, cutting and burning, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 110368958 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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