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Accident: 200040236 - Employee Dies Of Burns When Natural Gas Ignites

Accident: 200040236 -- Report ID: 0653510 -- Event Date: 04/11/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30197319404/14/19981389Gandy Corporation
Employee #1, a gas truck driver, was pumping natural gas distillate out of a vacuum truck/trailer rig into a storage tank when a spark ignited the released fuel. Employee #1 died of burns sustained in the fire.
Keywords: burn, flammable liquid, flammable vapors, fire, natural gas, spark, fuel truck, gas well drilling, truck driver
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 301973194 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Truck drivers, heavy

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