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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 100239466 - Aetna Gas Products, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Avenel

Nr: 100239466Report ID: 0213400Open Date: 03/31/1989

Aetna Gas Products, Inc.
Homestead Road
Hillsborough, NJ 08502
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 2813/Industrial Gases

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:05/18/1989
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:07/06/1989

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360396980    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $350 $0 $0 $0 $0 $350
Current Penalty $350 $0 $0 $0 $0 $350
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100102 C 06/05/1989 06/08/1989 $350 $350 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14308688Event: 03/30/1989Employee Killed By An Acetylene Tank Cylinder Explosion
Two employees were filling acetylene cylinders. Employee #1 was closing cylinder valves on the manifold line. Employee #2 went to the rear of the building when an explosion occurred. Employee #1 was burned to death. Employee #2 went out the back door unhurt. The reason for the explosion was unknown. A possible cause was lightning.
Keywords: burn, cylinder, acetylene, lightning, explosion
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 100239466 Fatality Concussion Laborers, except construction

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