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Accident: 54506.015 - Employee Is Filling Tank And Is Killed In Explosion

Accident: 54506.015 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 11/07/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
948003.01511/07/2013American Vinyl Company

At 1:45 p.m. on November 7, 2013, an employee was filling a tote of chemical fro m a 8,000 gallon tank when it ruptured and exploded, killing the employee.

Keywords: explosion, rupture, tank

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 948003.015 38 M Fatality Fabricating machine operators, n.e.c.

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