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Accident: 200676187 - Employee Dies Of Burns While Dispensing Gasoline

Accident: 200676187 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 06/20/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31020716206/20/20064231Mckenzie Tank Lines
On June 20, 2006, Employee #1, with McKenzie Tank Lines Inc., was dispensing the remaining gasoline remaining in a tanker trailer into a 5-gal plastic bucket. The gas vapors ignited and caused third-degree burns on approximately 70 percent of his body. Employee #1 was transported to a hospital, where he died four days later.
Keywords: burn, tank truck, flammable liquid, flammable vapors, mechanic, truck, trailer, gasoline, tank
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 310207162 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Bus, truck and stationary engine mechanics

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