Propane Torch Caught Fire around Bottle Neck
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Type:  Lessons Learned

Publisher:  Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility, Newport News, VA

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Topics:  Fire Protection, Work Management/Planning, Welding/Hot Work - Grinding

As part of Jefferson Labs Work Planning Process, it is required to give consideration to corrective actions and lessons learned when developing work plans. In this event previously distributed lesson learned, one specifically outlining a disastrous event that resulted from inappropriate use of a hand held propane bottles using a Trigger-Start Torch had been distributed to over 1600 recipients, was not considered. This event also demonstrates the benefits of Jefferson Labs requirement to abide by manufacturers guidelines when using any equipment that poses a hazard of any type.

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