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Accident: 202075073 - Employee Is Killed When Chemical Vapors Ignite And Explode

Accident: 202075073 -- Report ID: 0453730 -- Event Date: 08/23/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30567560508/24/20021799Allmond'S Waterproofing Foundation & Roof Coating
On August 23, 2002, Employee #1 was spraying a highly flammable waterproofing chemical. For some reason, the vapors that were produced from the chemical ignited, causing an explosion. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: burn, vapor, flammable liquid, fire, spray painting, explosion, combustible liquid, chemical vapor
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition Under $50,000 2 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 305675605 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Waterproofing
FatCause: Fire/explosion

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