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Accident: 202250742 - Two Employees Injured When Tank Car Line Blew Out

Accident: 202250742 -- Report ID: 0953210 -- Event Date: 04/01/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30444372404/10/20013531Paramount-Nevada Asphalt Company, Llc
Two employees were pumping hot asphalt from a railroad tank car into storage tanks. They opened the line to change the filter without following lockout procedures. Hot asphalt under pressure blew out, causing third degree burns to both employees.
Keywords: burn, railroad tank car, storage tank, lockout, hot asphalt
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 304443724 Hospitalized injury Burn(Chemical) Occupation not reported
2 304443724 Hospitalized injury Burn(Chemical) Occupation not reported

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