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Accident: 201340940 - Employee Died From Barrel Explosion

Accident: 201340940 -- Report ID: 0729700 -- Event Date: 03/21/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11605090703/23/20005084Scott Barrel Co., Inc.
The employee was straightening barrels by filling them with compressed air. The barrel broke at the seam and a scrap piece of metal ripped from the barrel and cut the victim on the right arm. The victim bled to death.
Keywords: compressed air, explosion, scrap metal, struck by, arm, flying object
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 116050907 Fatality Cut/Laceration Truck drivers, light

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