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Accident: 119910.015 - Employee Sustains Fatal Burns When Caught In Petroleum Fire

Accident: 119910.015 -- Report ID: 0551800 -- Event Date: 09/16/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1431396.01509/17/20190241110317 - Legacy Dairy Llc
On September 16, 2019, an employee was cleaning residual water with a Catepillar 246D skid steer and turned left, knocking over a 500 gallon tanks of liquid petroleum that began leaking. The employee drove the skid steer from the area and went back to rescue some baby calves. The employee was caught in the pen when the propane ignited and was fatally burned from the flames.
Keywords: petroleum naphtha, gasoline, fire, caught in, forklift, burn
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1431396.015 22 M Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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