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Accident: 202522082 - Foreman Suffers Burns After Diesel Explosion

Accident: 202522082 -- Report ID: 0950624 -- Event Date: 11/07/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31499440111/14/20118641Pine Mountain Lake Association
On November 14, 2011, Employee #1(foreman) arrived at the brushing location to help finish burning brush piles. He took a yellow plastic fuel container he believed to be diesel and poured some fuel onto a pile that was not burning well. It exploded catching his clothes on fire.
Keywords: burn, diesel fuel tank, fire, explosion
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 314994401 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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