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Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200967347 Event: 06/25/2000Employee Killed When Flammable Gases Explode
Employee #1, the president of the company, was at the work site when apparently some compressed oxygen was released in the presence of acetylene gas or some other fuel. An explosion occurred and he was killed. This was a sole proprietorship, and there were no other employees present at the time of the accident.
Keywords: oxygen, vapor, flammable vapors, acetylene, work rules, compressed gas, fire, explosion, chemical reaction, chemical vapor
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 303491526 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Welders and cutters

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