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Accident: 201311594 - Two Employees Die When Residual Vapors Erupt In Flames

Accident: 201311594 -- Report ID: 0213400 -- Event Date: 01/10/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30829391901/10/20065172Allied Oil Llc
At approximately 3:21 p.m. on January 10, 2006, Employees #1 and #2 were working for a petroleum products wholesaler. They were removing some broken stud bolts from around the rear valve opening of an asphalt tanker trailer. They were heating the studs with an acetylene gas torch. Residual diesel fuel vapors in the tanker trailer suddenly erupted in a flash fire that engulfed the two workers, burning them. They were killed.
Keywords: burn, tank truck, maintenance, acetylene torch, fire, cardiac arrest, fuel oil, bolt, fuel truck, asphalt
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 308293919 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported
2 308293919 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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