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Accident: 201270188 - Employee Burned When Arc Ignites Glue Vapors, Later Dies

Accident: 201270188 -- Report ID: 0418300 -- Event Date: 08/05/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30095690108/22/19963441Campbell & Associates, Inc
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10919931509/09/19963441Campbell & Associates, Inc
On August 5, 1996, Employee #1 was applying glue inside a vessel when an arc apparently caused a fire. He sustained burns and was transported to the hospital, where he died on August 20, 1996. A permit had not been issued for this work, nor was any testing of the tank performed. Employee #1 was wearing a supply air line respirator.
Keywords: burn, vapor, flammable liquid, flammable vapors, glue, work rules, fire, chemical vapor, tank
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300956901 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported
2 109199315 Occupation Not Listed

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