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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 200926384 - Employee Burned When Desel Fuel Ignited, Later Died

Accident: 200926384 -- Report ID: 0355111 -- Event Date: 07/23/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31661185407/23/20122411George Rogers Logging

On July 23, 2012, Employee #1 was filling a portable tank with diesel fuel. The flammable vapors from the diesel fuel ignited. The employee was in contact of the vapors and was burned. Employee #1 was transported to VCU Medical Center, where he died from the burn injury.

Keywords: burn, flammable liquid, flammable vapors, refueling, fire, ignition system, fuel oil, tank

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 316611854 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Timber cutting and logging occupations

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