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Accident: 201363306 - Employee Is Burned In Explosion, Later Dies

Accident: 201363306 -- Report ID: 0419400 -- Event Date: 10/09/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31141708310/16/20087539L & T Construction Inc.
On October 9, 2008, an employee was welding on a piece of earth moving equipment, scrapper, when sparks melted a plastic container with a unknown substance near him. The container exploded, catching the employee on fire. The employee was hospitalized and died on October 16.
Keywords: burn, flammable liquid, fire, welding, explosion, smoke
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 311417083 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Helpers, mechanics and repairers

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