Fatal accidents 2

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Italie
Italian
2008

Description

The video shows a flame cutter being used on a metal silo for pomace olive oil and causing an explosion of the desorbed hexane (used for oil extraction). The video was inspired by a real case. The video shows three workers working on a metal silo with flame cutters. Real images of the explosion are included in the video.

Other data

Sector / Industry covered: 
Fabrication d’huiles et graisses végétales et animales
Fabrication d'autres réservoirs, citernes et conteneurs métalliques
Provider: 
CMB Consulting
Tasks covered: 
Heating, Machining, or Welding Metal
Hazard - physical state: 
Aerosols
Hazard - health effects: 
Fire and explosion
Substance Description: 

Hexane

CAS Number: 
110-54-3
EC number: 
203-777-6
Purpose of the material: 
Awareness raising
Target group: 
Employers
Managers
Supervisor
Workers

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