Accident Report Detail
Accident: 97373.015 - Employee Receives Burns After Being Engulfed In Flames While
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|1248625.015||07/19/2017||Abe'S Trash Service, Inc.|
At approximately 12:30 p.m. on July 12, 2017, Employee #1 was welding a patch on a diesel fuel tank. The diesel fuel tank had been removed from a Mack truck. As he welded the patch, the diesel fuel within the tank ignited. Employee #1 was e ngulfed in flames and suffered third degree burns on his body. Employee #1 was t ransported to a medical center, where he underwent burn treatment and was then h ospitalized.
|1||1248625.015||58||M||Hospitalized injury||Welders and cutters|