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Accident: 201561982 - Employee Dies From Injuries Received In Explosion

Accident: 201561982 -- Report ID: 0854910 -- Event Date: 06/13/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31045771809/25/20071781Aqua Design Inc.
On June 13, 2006, Employee #1 was using a generator that was located in the back of his truck to access a remote water well. The generator caught fire, causing an explosion, and Employee #1 was seriously burned. Employee #1 was able to drive a short distance to a nearby cabin, where emergency services were contacted. Employee #1 was taken to Las Vegas Hospital by helicopter, where he died due to complications associated with the burn injuries received.
Keywords: burn, flammable liquid, fire, well, equipment failure, explosion
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Pipeline Other Under $50,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 310457718 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Drillers, earth

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