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Accident: 57169.015 - Employee Is Struck By Debris In Explosion And Killed

Accident: 57169.015 -- Report ID: 0627100 -- Event Date: 01/24/2014
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
956267.01501/24/2014Quick Transport Of Arkansas, Llc
At 7:30 a.m. on January 24, 2014, an employee used a propane torch to de-thaw a tank valve. This caused an explosion and the employee suffered severe pulmonary contusion. The employee was struck by flying valve covers and other objects and was killed.
Keywords: struck by, explosion, torch, chest
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 956267.015 32 M Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Truck drivers, heavy

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