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Accident: 105086.015 - Two Employees Are Hospitalized With From A Tank Explosion

Accident: 105086.015 -- Report ID: 0523900 -- Event Date: 04/26/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1312169.01504/27/2018Superior Refining Company, Llc.
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1312185.01504/27/2018Evergreen North America, Llc
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1312169.01504/27/2018Superior Refining Company, Llc.
At 10:00 a.m. on April 26, 2018, two employees were shutting down a Fluid Catalytic Cracking Unit (FCCU) for scheduled maintenance. Both employees were caught in an explosion and fire of the FCCU. Employee #1 was hospitalized with two compound back fractures and Employee #2 suffered a punctured lung from being struck by shrapnel and spinal fractures.
Keywords: puncture, struck by, asphalt, explosion, fracture, maintenance, lung, fire, back, spine
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1312169.015 56 M Hospitalized injury Fracture Operating engineers
2 1312185.015 56 M Hospitalized injury Fracture Operating engineers
3 1312185.015 44 M Hospitalized injury Puncture Janitors and cleaners
4 1312169.015 44 M Hospitalized injury Puncture Janitors and cleaners

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