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Accident: 130916.015 - One Employee Is Killed And Two Are Injured In Tank Explosion

Accident: 130916.015 -- Report ID: 0653510 -- Event Date: 05/28/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1477616.01506/01/2020C&M Services, Llc
At 10:15 a.m. on May 28, 2020, Employee #1, Employee #2, and Employee #3 were in the process of grinding the crack for application of a ceramic epoxy to remediate the crack. The tank had accumulated hydrocarbon vapors and ignited causing an explosion and flash fire. Employee #1 was killed. Employee #2 and Employee #3 were hospitalized from burn injuries.
Keywords: tank, chemical vapor, fire, explosion, burn
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1477616.015 39 Fatality Concussion
2 1477616.015 44 Fatality Concussion
3 1477616.015 37 Fatality Concussion

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