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Accident: 200785202 - Welder Is Killed In Explosion While Cutting Fuel Tank

Accident: 200785202 -- Report ID: 0626300 -- Event Date: 04/22/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31418244504/25/20115093Youngblood Scrap & Metals
On April 22, 2011, Employee #1 was in scrap metal yard using a propane/oxygen cutting torch to cut up a fuel tank. When the tank exploded, he was killed.
Keywords: burn, vapor, flammable liquid, flammable vapors, welder, explosion, combustible liquid, tank
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 314182445 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Welders and cutters

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