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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 201480431 - Employee Injured When Clothing Ignited While Welding

Accident: 201480431 -- Report ID: 0950622 -- Event Date: 08/28/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12565933408/29/19971611Independent Construction Co.
Employee #1 was seriously burned when his clothes ignited while air-arc-cutting on a fuel tank containing diesel fuel.
Keywords: burn, clothing, heat, diesel fuel tank, fire, construction, welding, cutting and burning
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Contractor's yard/facility Maintenance or repair Under $50,000
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 125659334 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Heavy equipment mechanics FallDist:
Cause: Temporary work (buildings, facilities)
FatCause: Asphyxiation/inhalation of toxic vapor

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