Accident Report Detail
Accident Summary Nr: 170699268 - Employee Burned In Fuel Tank Explosion
|Inspection Nr||Date Opened||SIC||NAICS||Establishment Name|
|119972065||08/03/1993||4221||0||Mobile Mini Storage Systems|
Abstract: Employee #1, while working under the supervision of his foreman, was directed to remove a diesel fuel tank from a truck and clean the rust from the tank using a gas torch. Employee #1 attempted to clear the tank with dry ice. He then approached the tank with a lit torch. Without any contact between the torch and tank, the tank exploded, severely burning Employee #1. He received 2nd- and 3rd-degree burns on his face, ears, eyes, and upper body. Employee #1 lost a total of 104 days from work. He also has permanent hearing and sight loss.
|Employee #||Inspection Nr||Age||Sex||Degree||Nature of Injury||Occupation|
|1||119972065||Hospitalized injury||Burn/Scald(Heat)||Occupation not reported|