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Accident: 201762978 - Employee Is Killed In Fuel Explosion

Accident: 201762978 -- Report ID: 0626600 -- Event Date: 07/13/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31106364807/13/20075999Jb Jones Enterprises, Inc Dba High-Tech Equipment
At approximately 11:15 a.m. on July 13, 2007, Employee #1, a welder for High-Tech Equipment, was welding on a 1,000-gallon tank to install a sight gauge. The tank containing over 100 gallons of diesel fuel exploded and killed Employee #1. This accident occurred at Strong Industries Incorporated in Houston, Texas.
Keywords: burn, installing, vapor, diesel fuel tank, fire, welder, welding, gas, explosion, smoke
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 311063648 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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