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Accident: 87316.015 - Worker Cutting Cylinder At Scrap Yard Is Killed By Burning O

Accident: 87316.015 -- Report ID: 0653510 -- Event Date: 07/11/2016
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1160691.01507/01/2016Ace Metals
At 9:00 a.m. on July 11, 2016, an employee was working for a scrap metal recycle r. He was cutting a sealed cylinder. The cylinder contained oil. The cylinder an d/or its contents caught fire when the metal was breached. The worker sustained burns to body.
Keywords: burn, combustible liquid, cylinder, flammable liquid, scrap metal, scrap yard
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1160691.015 60 M Fatality Welders and cutters

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