Accident Report Detail
Accident Summary Nr: 37656.015 - Employee Using Torch Causes Explosion And Is Killed
|Inspection Nr||Date Opened||SIC||NAICS||Establishment Name|
|810321.015||01/04/2013||213112||Herod Industries Inc.|
Abstract: At approximately 10:27 a.m. on January 3, 2013, Employee #1 was connecting a tanker truck to a 300 barrel tank to offload produced water from an oil well. The hose and connection were frozen and he used a propane torch to heat up the hose to allow it to bend to make the connection with the tank. While heating the hose an explosion occurred and Employee #1 was killed.
|Employee #||Inspection Nr||Age||Sex||Degree||Nature of Injury||Occupation|
|1||810321.015||49||M||Fatality||Water and sewage treatment plant operators|