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Accident: 57448.015 - Employee Is Killed When Tank Of Diesel Fuel Explodes

Accident: 57448.015 -- Report ID: 0336000 -- Event Date: 08/19/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
957159.01510/18/2013Krauss Portable Welding Llc
At 6:00 p.m. on August 19, 2013, an employee was working for a firm engaged in c ommercial and industrial machinery and equipment repair, other than automotive a nd electronic equipment. It was not known what in particular he was doing. It is possible that it was hot work activity. A tank of diesel fuel exploded and the employee was killed.
Keywords: diesel fuel tank, explosion, fuel oil, maintenance, welding
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 957159.015 37 M Fatality Welders and cutters

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