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Accident: 107274.015 - Employee Is Caught By Flames From Propane Tank And Is Hospit

Accident: 107274.015 -- Report ID: 0522300 -- Event Date: 05/22/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1318015.01505/22/2018Ferrell Propane Gas Company Of Missouri
On May 22, 2018, an employee was filling 33 gallon propane tanks to be utilized on powered industrial vehicles. The hose connection bursted outwards and fire was shooting out from one of the tanks. The employee was caught by the flames and suffered second and third degree burns to his arms and first degree burns to his face and legs. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: propane, leg, powered industrial vehicle, flammable vapors, arm, burn, fire, face
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1318015.015 37 M Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Diver

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