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Accident: 200712636 - Employee Dies From Battery Expolsion

Accident: 200712636 -- Report ID: 0636900 -- Event Date: 07/26/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30864782508/10/20054212Vti/Danny Martin Oil Field Services, Inc.
On July 26, 2005, Employee #1 was unloading vacuum truck Number 104 filled with about 130 barrels of basic sediment and water mixed with hydrocarbons from lease Wood Number 7 to Number 1-D saltwater disposal/injection well, when the north tank battery ignited causing a fire and explosion. Employee #1 was killed in the explosion.
Keywords: battery, burn, flammable liquid, fire, explosion
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 308647825 Fatality Burn(Chemical) Truck drivers, heavy

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