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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 170853097 - Employee Burned When Diesel Fuel Ignites

Accident: 170853097 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 09/17/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12024801810/05/19981771Merli Concrete Pumping Inc
Employee #1, a concrete pump truck operator, was refueling the diesel pump truck when the fuel or vapors ignited. He suffered second- and third-degree burns to his chest, face, arms, and hands.
Keywords: burn, chest, vapor, diesel fuel tank, flammable liquid, flammable vapors, construction, diesel truck, arm, face
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Highway, road, street New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 1 1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 120248018 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Truck drivers, heavy FallDist:
Cause: Paving
FatCause: Other

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