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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1293087.015 - Progress Rail Service

Inspection Information - Office: Dallas

Nr: 1293087.015Report ID: 0626300Open Date: 02/06/2018

Progress Rail Service
830 East Texas Avenue
Waskom, TX 75692
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 336510/Railroad Rolling Stock Manufacturing
Mailing: 830 East Texas Avenue, Waskom, TX 75692

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:02/06/2018
Close Case:04/12/2018

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral1305428 Yes  
Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 102862.015Event: 01/30/2018Employee Is Using An Acetylene Torch Burns When It Burst Int
At 10:25 a.m. on January 30, 2018, an employee was cutting up railroad cars for scrap and a small leak developed in the acetylene tank near the oxygen line. The line burst into fire and the employee suffered a burn to his chest. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: railroad car, acetylene, burn, fire, chest, acetylene torch
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1293087.015 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Laborers, except construction

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