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Accident: 200690345 - Employee Injured When Barrel Exploded During Cutting

Accident: 200690345 -- Report ID: 0112600 -- Event Date: 12/29/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30403981101/02/20011794Kudlic Bros. Inc
Employee #1 was seriously injured when a barrel exploded as he was cutting the bottom of a 55 gallon drum out with an oxygen/acetylene torch. The drum had contained hydraulic oil. Employee #1 received serious cuts and broken bones in the face along with minor burns but was not hospitalized.
Keywords: burn, fracture, drum, hydraulic fluid, torch, explosion, laceration
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Maintenance or repair Under $50,000
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 304039811 Non Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause:
FatCause: Fire/explosion

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