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Accident: 200460749 - Employee Killed When Flammable Product Explodes

Accident: 200460749 -- Report ID: 0111400 -- Event Date: 07/24/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30292264607/24/20003272Scituate Concrete Pipe Corporation
Employee #1 was using an oxygen/acetylene torch to burn off the top of a drum that held a flammable product. The container exploded, killing Employee #1.
Keywords: acetylene torch, flammable liquid, work rules, drum, torch, explosion, combustible liquid, cutting and burning
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 302922646 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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