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Inspection Detail

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170207146 Event: 04/03/1991Employee Burned In Oxygen-Acetylene Fire
Employee #1 was using an oxygen-acetylene torch to cut apart a wrecked trailer when he fell or was knocked into an area where oxygen was leaking from some severed hoses. The mixture of oxygen and the acetylene from his torch ignited, and he sustained burns.
Keywords: burn, oxygen, acetylene torch, dismantling, flammable vapors, acetylene, work rules, fall, cutting and burning
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 111788725 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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