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Howitzer and fire extinguisher

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Wendy says, God Bless Google Translate. We are witness to a world-class award ceremony celebrating workplace stupidity. Sub,itter "Rostislav" and https://git45.rostrud.ru/news/561199.html give us the facts...


ORIGINAL SUBMISSION:

Translation 1 -- OJSC "Tselinnoe company for the construction, repair and maintenance of highways", legal address Kurgan region, Tselinny district, p. Tselinnoe, st. Cooperative, 38.

Circumstances: the electric welder made a charge of the artillery howitzer located on the territory of the organization, with a fire extinguisher, with a mixture of carbide and water, when a fire extinguisher was blown in the guns of a howitzer, was mortally wounded in the head area.

 The investigation is organized, the reasons for the accident, responsible persons who have committed violations of labor protection requirements are established. Based on the results of the investigation, measures will be taken to inspect the response.

Source of the story - official web site of Russian Work Inspection.

Translation II -- 04/20/2017 --- The accident with a fatal outcome in JSC "Tselinnoe Enterprise for the Construction, Repair and Maintenance of Highways"

Circumstances: the electric gas welder discharged the charge of the decommissioned artillery howitzer located on the territory of the organization, with a fire extinguisher, with a mixture of carbide and water, in the explosion of a fire extinguisher in the barrel of a howitzer was mortally wounded in the head region.

The investigation is organized, the reasons for the accident, responsible persons who have committed violations of labor protection requirements are established. Based on the results of the investigation, measures will be taken to inspect the response.


ORIGINAL SUBMISSION:

Translation 1 -- OJSC "Tselinnoe company for the construction, repair and maintenance of highways", legal address Kurgan region, Tselinny district, p. Tselinnoe, st. Cooperative, 38.

Circumstances: the electric welder made a charge of the artillery howitzer located on the territory of the organization, with a fire extinguisher, with a mixture of carbide and water, when a fire extinguisher was blown in the guns of a howitzer, was mortally wounded in the head area.

 The investigation is organized, the reasons for the accident, responsible persons who have committed violations of labor protection requirements are established. Based on the results of the investigation, measures will be taken to inspect the response.

Source of the story - official web site of Russian Work Inspection.

Translation II -- 04/20/2017 --- The accident with a fatal outcome in JSC "Tselinnoe Enterprise for the Construction, Repair and Maintenance of Highways" Circumstances: the electric gas welder discharged the charge of the decommissioned artillery howitzer located on the territory of the organization, with a fire extinguisher, with a mixture of carbide and water, in the explosion of a fire extinguisher in the barrel of a howitzer was mortally wounded in the head region.

The investigation is organized, the reasons for the accident, responsible persons who have committed violations of labor protection requirements are established. Based on the results of the investigation, measures will be taken to inspect the response.

Submitted on 04/25/2017

Submitted by: Rostislav
Reference: https://git45.rostrud.ru/news/561199.html

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Bruce said:
Definitely Keep: Darwin Award
This Google Translation from Russian isn't very clear, but what I *think* it's saying is that this person tried to launch a fire extinguisher from a howitzer and died in the resulting explosion. That sort of idiocy with a cannon is enough for me. Thanks, Rostislav!


Candi said:
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