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Accident: 202340220 - Employee Is Killed When Glue Vapors Catch On Fire

Accident: 202340220 -- Report ID: 0215000 -- Event Date: 07/05/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30556559008/13/20025813Swauto Limited
On July 5, 2002, an employee was resealing a walk-in refrigerator in the basement of a bar. He was using contact cement, when the flammable vapors caught on fire burning him to death.
Keywords: burn, maintenance, flammable vapors, glue, fire
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 305565590 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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