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Accident: 43644.015 - Employees Burned From Flash Fire Is Killed

Accident: 43644.015 -- Report ID: 0626700 -- Event Date: 04/17/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
901753.01504/17/2013Signature Industrial Services
At 10:15 a.m. on April 17, 2013, an employee was removing bolts with a welder. As he was removing the bolts there was a flash fire due to the presence of residual hydrocarbon in the equipment.The employee sustained third degree burns on more than 70 percent of his body and was killed.
Keywords: welder, chemical, combustible liquid, fire, burn, welding
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 901753.015 31 M Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Boilermakers
2 901753.015 24 M Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Boilermakers
3 901753.015 35 M Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat)

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