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Accident: 170732275 - Employee Dies Of Burns Sustained In Refueling Fire

Accident: 170732275 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 09/09/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12588711709/19/19955172Ferrellgas
At approximately 11:43 a.m. on September 9, 1995, Employee #1 of Ferrell Gas, Fontana, CA, was filling his tanker truck with propane while simultaneously filling his motor fuel tank from a bulk tank. A fire occurred during the refueling, and Employee #1 sustained burns over 48 percent of his body. He died on September 17, 1995, after being hospitalized for eight days.
Keywords: burn, tank truck, flammable liquid, flammable vapors, work rules, fire, truck, propane, truck driver
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125887117 Hospitalized injury Burn(Chemical) Occupation not reported

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