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General accident information
Class/Quality * *
Year 2001
Summary A cylinder of propane fell and
Exploded causing 2 casualties
Who were fixing a water pipe
Country CH
Activity USE/APPLICATION
Location BUILDING-SITE
Chemicals Propane
Cause Unknown-cause
Fatalities/Injuries 0 / 2
Occurrences or events Explosion, Fall, Repair
 
 
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Country: SWITZERLAND (CH)
Date : 2001 0918


During repairs on a water pipe, a cylinder of propane fell to the ground. The bottle exploded, injuring two workers. These had to be taken to hospital due to the burns on their arms, hands and faces.




 
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