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Inspection Detail

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200925030 Event: 05/07/2007Employee Is Killed When Propane Tank Explodes
At approximately 8:35 PM on May 7, 2007, Employee #1 was using a 14-oz propane cylinder with a torch when it exploded. He received severe burns and was hospitalized and died from his injuries on November 15, 2007.
Keywords: burn, propane torch, explosion, propane
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 311026355 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Specified mechanics and repairers

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