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Accident: 170203376 - Employee Burned By Flash Fire While Loading Tanker Truck

Accident: 170203376 -- Report ID: 0950626 -- Event Date: 06/23/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11194205809/12/19904213Don E. Keith Trucking
At approximately 12:45 a.m. on June 23, 1990, Employee #1, was loading lube oil at Witco Golden Bear Refinery. He was at the dome opening, filling a tanker truck when a flash fire occurred at the opening. Employee #1 was blown off the truck onto the ground. He suffered burns over his upper body and was taken to Kern Medical Center. He was subsequently transferred to Valley Hospital Burn Center in Fresno, CA.
Keywords: burn, chest, loading, tank truck, flammable liquid, fire, fall, refinery
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111942058 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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