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Accident: 201311420 - Employee Is Killed In Explosion

Accident: 201311420 -- Report ID: 0213400 -- Event Date: 01/25/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30828818201/25/20052813Acetylene Service Company
On January 25, 2005, Employee #1, a worker at an acetylene manufacturing plant, was located in the facilities pump room. He was assisting in the acetylene generation process. There was a backflow of acetylene gas in the water supply line, causing the pump-room shed to explode. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: acetylene, gas, explosion, high pressure, struck by, water pipe, mech malfunction, pumping station
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 308288182 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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