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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 801357 - Employee Killed In Gas Tank Explosion

Accident: 801357 -- Report ID: 0454510 -- Event Date: 03/03/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12048682403/05/19967519B & K Trucking

Employee #1 was cutting a gas storage tank with an oxy/acetylene torch when the gasoline vapors ignited. The end of the tank blew off, striking and killing Employee #1.

Keywords: acetylene torch, flammable vapors, work rules, explosion, struck by, flying object, tank, cutting and burning

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 120486824 Fatality Other Roasting and baking machine operators, food

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