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Accident: 46966.015 - Employee Is Killed When Tank With Diesel Fuel Explodes

Accident: 46966.015 -- Report ID: 0936400 -- Event Date: 10/28/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
108544.01511/03/2011Desert Construction Inc
At 11:00 a.m. on October 28, 2011, an employee was cleaning the inside of an asp halt drum with diesel fuel when the vapors ignited. There was an explosion and fire. the employee sustained second and third degree burns to left and right ha nd, arm, chest and head, and was killed.
Keywords: arm, burn, chest, diesel fuel tank, drum, explosion, fire, hand, head
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 108544.015 72 M Fatality Laborers, except construction

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