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Accident: 82084.015 - Employee Is Killed When Oil Tank Explodes

Accident: 82084.015 -- Report ID: 0729700 -- Event Date: 12/30/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1116220.01501/07/2016Treco Inc.
At 10:00 p.m. on December 30, 2015, an employee was tightening the bolts on the man hole cover of an oil tank. There was a spark and the tank exploded. The empl oyee sustained second degree burns to the face and respiratory system from the i gnition of flammable vapors near face and in respiratory system. The employee wa s killed by the explosion.
Keywords: burn, combustible liquid, explosion, flammable vapors, spark
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1116220.015 45 M Fatality

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