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Accident: 200551315 - Employee Killed When Diesel Tank Explodes

Accident: 200551315 -- Report ID: 0625700 -- Event Date: 03/15/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30307968503/21/20002411Shell Bros. Services, Inc.
Employee #1 and a coworker were rigging out a flatbed, 1-ton GMC truck. They were welding the brackets to hold a diesel tank in place on the truck's bed when the tank exploded. Employee #1 was killed; the coworker sustained only minor injuries.
Keywords: installing, diesel fuel tank, flammable liquid, flammable vapors, work rules, fire, welder, explosion, logging, tank
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 303079685 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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