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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 979294 - Employee Killed When Fuel Tank Explodes

Accident: 979294 -- Report ID: 0950411 -- Event Date: 04/06/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10811762304/06/19913443Cashion Tank And Steel Co.

Employee #1, the owner, was cutting a man entry hatch into a fuel tank with a propane-oxygen torch. The tank exploded, throwing him approximately 40 feet. He died of severe burns.

Keywords: burn, flammable liquid, flammable vapors, work rules, propane torch, explosion, tank, cutting and burning

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 108117623 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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