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Accident: 200462554 - Employee Is Killed In Propane Gas Explosion

Accident: 200462554 -- Report ID: 0111400 -- Event Date: 07/30/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31380185407/30/20101731Deno Electric, Incorporated
On July 30, 2010, Employee #1, an electrician, was working in a duplex residence. There was a propane gas leak in the basement and something or someone created an ignition source. The building exploded, and the structure was completely destroyed. Employee #1 was killed. There were three other serious injuries sustained in the explosion, but the employees were not specified.
Keywords: gas, explosion, propane
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition $500,000 to $1,000,000 1 10 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 313801854 Fatality Other Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Installing equipment (HVAC and other)
FatCause: Fire/explosion

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