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Accident: 202252011 - Employee Is Burned In Flash Fire

Accident: 202252011 -- Report ID: 0953210 -- Event Date: 07/30/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31457776808/04/20102999Advance Refining Concepts, Llc.
On July 30, 2010, Employee #1 was working with coworkers transferring a refined version of ultra-low sulfur No. 2 diesel fuel from plastic totes to a fixed storage tank. The totes were raised over the tank with a forklift and the ultra- low sulfur No. 2 diesel was gravity fed into the fixed tank. The totes were not bonded during the process. A flash fire occurred with an unknown ignition source, and the employee and two coworkers received various degrees of burns (burn location was not specified). Employee #1 was hospitalized.
Keywords: burn, diesel fuel tank, flashback
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 314577768 Hospitalized injury Burn(Chemical) Occupation not reported

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