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Accident: 202500666 - Drum Containing Antifreeze Explodes, Employee Later Dies

Accident: 202500666 -- Report ID: 0352440 -- Event Date: 08/10/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31137759208/27/20074729Peter Pan Bus Lines, Inc
On August 10, 2007, Employee #1 was using an oxy/acetylene cutting unit. He was cutting on a 55 gallon drum that had not been purged. The drum had contained a windshield washer/antifreeze solution, and it exploded. Employee #1 died of his injuries sustained from the explosion seventeen days later.
Keywords: explosion, chemical, cutting and burning
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 311377592 Fatality Burn(Chemical) Bus, truck and stationary engine mechanics

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