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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 14546105 - Employee Killed When Burned By Cascading Asphalt

Accident: 14546105 -- Report ID: 0418300 -- Event Date: 05/26/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11012764405/28/19934213Dennis Doss Dba Doss Trucking
Employee #1 was loading a tanker truck with 6,500 gallons of 318 degree f AC-20 asphalt at the #8A loading station at the Hunt Oil Refinery in Tuscaloosa, AL. A large eruption inside the tank caused a bubble to pass through the tar, which forced a large quantity of material out of the tank's top door. Employee #1 was covered and died.
Keywords: loading, explosion, hot asphalt, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 110127644 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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