Accident Report Detail
Accident: 14460471 - Employee Burned When Flammable Vapors Ignited By Welding
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Employee #1 was arc welding the hatch door on the outer wall of the third compartment of a 2,300 gallon capacity fuel oil tank truck, MD license tag #H40098, tank plate #23038. The heat ignited residual flammable vapors, starting an intense fire. Employee #1 sustained second- and third-degree burns over 70 percent of his body. The employer had failed to clean the tank compartments to remove all flammable materials.
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