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Accident: 170815013 - Employee Suffers Fatal Burns When Truck Strikes Oil Wells

Accident: 170815013 -- Report ID: 0950664 -- Event Date: 03/12/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12591435803/12/20074212Watkins Const Co Inc Dba Johnston Vacuum Tank Serv
At approximately 6:30 a.m. on March 12, 2007, Employee #1 suffered burns from an oil well explosion and fire due to his vehicle coming in contact with two oil wells. Employee #1 attempted to escape but was engulfed by the fire and suffered fatal injuries. The truck was engulfed by the fire and totally destroyed. The trailer was partially engulfed by the fire and received extensive damage. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: burn, fire, collision, truck, wellhead, trailer
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125914358 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Truck drivers, heavy

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