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Accident: 171020142 - Employee Killed In Drum Explosion

Accident: 171020142 -- Report ID: 0552652 -- Event Date: 03/20/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11480416403/21/19953441Mbm Fabricators & Erectors
On March 20, 1995, Employee #1, of MBM Fabricating and Erectors, Inc., was walking in the area as another employee began torching a 45-gallon drum of unknown contents which exploded. Employee #1 was killed. The other employee was hospitalized for burn injuries. Serious and regulatory citations were issued for violations of 11a; h(f)(4).
Keywords: work rules, drum, torch, explosion, cutting and burning, warning sign
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 114804164 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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