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Accident: 828681 - One Employee Killed, One Burned By Ruptured Propane Pipeline

Accident: 828681 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 06/26/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10419526807/27/19871629Brehmer Excavating & Tiling Co.
Employee #1, the owner of the company, was operating at a Jaina Farm field. He did not check for the possible existence of underground pipelines before starting work and the machine hit an 8 in., 100 psi propane pipeline. His coworkers, who were 10 ft away laying clay pipe, ran, thinking that Employee #1 was dead. He walked out of the fire, but later died. Employee #2 underwent outpatient treatment for a burned arm.
Keywords: burn, work rules, struck against, construction, rupture, pipeline, propane, arm
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 104195268 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Tile setters, hard and soft
2 104195268 Non Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Tile setters, hard and soft

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