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Accident: 202522223 - Welder Injured While Plasma Cutting Used Oil Drum

Accident: 202522223 -- Report ID: 0950624 -- Event Date: 03/19/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31499584603/22/20125551Lunker, Inc., Dba Bob'S Marine
At approximately 6:00 p.m. on March 19, 2012, Employee #1, 41-year-old male with Lunker, INC Dba Bob's Marine, was attempting to turn an empty 55-gallon motor oil drum into a planter. Using a plasma cutter, Employee #1 began to cut the barrel when it exploded. The lid of the drum struck the left leg of Employee #1 resulting in fracture injury. Employee #1 was hospitalized as a result of this event.
Keywords: fracture, cylinder, drum, fire, welder, welding, explosion, struck by, cutting and burning, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 314995846 Hospitalized injury Fracture Helpers, mechanics and repairers

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