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Accident: 201761863 - Employee Dies Due To Burns Received From Flash Fire

Accident: 201761863 -- Report ID: 0626600 -- Event Date: 09/20/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30656554009/20/20032869Exxon Mobil

On August 26, 2003, Employee #1 was cleaning a temporary filter. For some reason, the filter exploded. A flash fire occurred and Employee #1 was engulfed and severely burned. Emergency services were contacted and Employee #1 was transported by helicopter to Herman Hospital, where he was hospitalized. He died 25 days later on September 20, 2003.

Keywords: burn, flammable liquid, cleaning, fire, explosion

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 306565540 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Chemical technicians

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