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Accident: 593848 - Employee Killed When Manifold Ruptures

Accident: 593848 -- Report ID: 0419400 -- Event Date: 01/26/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1830984901/27/19931794Industrial Demolishers, Inc.
Employee #1 connected a high-pressure oxygen bottle to welding equipment without installing a regulator to control the oxygen pressures to the system and oxygen manifold. Pressure built up and the manifold ruptured, killing Employee #1.
Keywords: regulator valve, work rules, construction, rupture, high pressure, inattention
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 18309849 Fatality Cut/Laceration Construction laborers

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