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Accident: 201623741 - Employee Suffers Burns When Diesel Tank Explodes

Accident: 201623741 -- Report ID: 1054116 -- Event Date: 07/18/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31679527707/29/20134213Combined Transport Inc

On July 18, 2013, Employee #1 was tack welding on a diesel tank filler neck. A flammable vapor ignited the diesel tank and it exploded. The employee was transported to an area hospital, where he was treated for burns to his face and body. Employee #1 was hospitalized.

Keywords: burn, diesel fuel tank, welder, welding, explosion, face

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 316795277 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Bus, truck and stationary engine mechanics

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