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Accident: 200570141 - Employee Killed When Oxygen Tank Explodes

Accident: 200570141 -- Report ID: 0316700 -- Event Date: 06/10/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11615671206/11/19973273Apex Equipment Company
Employee #1 was killed when an oxygen/acetylene welding unit was turned on and the oxygen cylinder exploded.
Keywords: oxygen, flammable vapors, compressed gas, fire, welding, explosion, high pressure
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 116156712 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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