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Accident: 100360.015 - Two Employees Are Caught In Explosion Of Natural Gas System

Accident: 100360.015 -- Report ID: 0523400 -- Event Date: 07/18/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1248109.01507/18/2017Horizon Building Concepts
At 2:00 p.m. on July 18, 2017, two employees were refueling their compressed natural gas (CNG) van when the CNG system failed and exploded. The employees suffered leg amputations due to shrapnel wounds as well as sustaining several lacerations. Details surrounding the amputations were unclear from the incident report. Both employees were hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, leg, amputation, laceration, compressed gas, explosion
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1248109.015 40 M Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Laborers, except construction
2 1248109.015 40 M Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Laborers, except construction

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