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Accident: 104919.015 - Three Employees Are Burned In Explosion, Two Of Which Later

Accident: 104919.015 -- Report ID: 0257260 -- Event Date: 09/27/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1285443.01509/28/2017Tecno Gas, Inc.
At 6:00 p.m. on September 27, 2017, three employees were transferring LPG Propane from a Bobtail (tank truck) to LPG tanks (1,000 gal). There was a gas leak, followed by an explosion that was caused when a forklift entered the fuel transfer area and caused sparks. Three employees sustained second and first degree burns (40%-50% of the body), and two later died from complications.
Keywords: propane, explosion, lpg container
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1285443.015 48 M Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat)

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