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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 36996.015 - Employee Cutting Into A Tank Is Killed In Explosion

Accident: 36996.015 -- Report ID: 0214700 -- Event Date: 12/11/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
779021.01512/11/2012East End Environmental Services Corp

At 2:30 a.m. on December 11, 2012, an employee was cutting open above ground sto rage tank when it exploded. The employee suffered fatal injuries from the blast and resulting fire.

Keywords: burn, combustible liquid, explosion, hazardous waste

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 779021.015 21 M Fatality Hazardous Materials Removal Worker

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