Accident Report Detail
Accident: 200811552 - Employee Dies From Gasoline Explosion
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|304122765||07/25/2003||5172||West Texas Gas, Inc.|
Employee #1 was filling a diesel tank from a delivery truck. There were three compartments on the truck and one of them contained gasoline from a delivery earlier in the day. It is suspected that there was some residual gasoline in the pump on the fuel truck, which was ignited by static discharge inside the tank. There was an explosion and fire and Employee #1 was killed.
|1||304122765||Fatality||Burn/Scald(Heat)||Truck drivers, light|