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Accident: 200041804 - Employee Is Killed In Building Fire

Accident: 200041804 -- Report ID: 0653510 -- Event Date: 05/16/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31550704605/16/20111799T.C. Thompson Builders Inc.
On November 11, 2011, Employee #1 was working inside of a building under construction. Coworker #1 was using a chop saw to cut the frame of a building. The cut saw produced sparks as it cut, and those sparks set nearby insulation on fire. The fire spread throughout the building and killed Employee #1.
Keywords: burn, fire, circular saw, spark, thermal insulation
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Alteration or rehabilitation Under $50,000 1 10 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 315507046 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Other Activities-Installing Ornamental And Archite
FatCause: Fire/explosion

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