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Accident: 74109.015 - Employee Dies From Severe Burns From A Fire

Accident: 74109.015 -- Report ID: 0418600 -- Event Date: 02/20/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1041959.01502/20/2015Jerry Spurlock Iron & Metal Company
At 6:30 a.m. on February 20, 2015, an employee was sorting scrap metal parts suc h as door hinges, door knobs, door frames, and associated door parts from a trai ler. The employee was either putting wood for the fire in a 55-gallon drum that was nearby for warmth or was standing near it when he caught on fire. He was bu rned from head to feet and died from severe burns.
Keywords: burn, drum, fire, fire brigade/department
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1041959.015 79 M Fatality Graders and sorters, except agricultural

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