Accident Report Detail
Accident: 14532212 - Employees Killed When Vessel Carrying Gasoline Explodes
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|107293896||11/02/1988||5172||Aurora North Fuel Sales, Inc.|
A vessel carrying 20,000 gallons of gasoline and 15,000 gallons of diesel oil exploded and burned. Employees #1 through #3 were killed. The explosion was thought to be caused by a generator that was operating below the deck. Gasoline vapors migrated into the engine room and exploded. The vessel had not been inspected by the U.S. Coast Guard.
|1||107293896||Fatality||Burn/Scald(Heat)||Truck drivers, heavy|
|2||107293896||Fatality||Burn/Scald(Heat)||Sailors and deckhands|
|3||107293896||Fatality||Burn/Scald(Heat)||Ship captains and mates, except fishing boats|