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Accident: 114257.015 - One Employee Is Killed, And One Is Injured In Tank Explosion

Accident: 114257.015 -- Report ID: 0627700 -- Event Date: 03/04/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1383604.01503/05/2019Jennings Energy Services, Llc
At 6:23 p.m. on March 4, 2019, Employee #1 and #2 were installing a wrap around a ventilation pipe. There were vapors leaking from the tank while they worked. T he vapors were ignited causing a fire and explosion. The top of the tank blew of f, striking the employees. Employee #1 was killed and Employee #2 was hospitaliz ed to treat unspecified injuries.
Keywords: explosion, fire, pipe, struck by, tank, ventilation
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
  Alteration or rehabilitation   X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1383604.015 32 M Fatality Laborers, except construction FallDist:
Cause: Other Activities-Installing Ornamental And Archite

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