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Accident: 85872.015 - Employee Is Killed In Fire Due To Flammable Vapors From Crud

Accident: 85872.015 -- Report ID: 0627510 -- Event Date: 05/19/2016
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1153227.01506/07/2016West Texas Transports, Llc
At 10:00 a.m. on May 19, 2016, an employee was unloading salt wastewater from the oil fields. After unloading the truck, the employee went to use the bathroom located next to the hooking valves for unloading. The bathroom caught fire and the employee was killed from after-burns to 90 percent of his body.
Keywords: burn, natural gas, oil well drilling/servicing, explosion
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1153227.015 38 M Fatality Burn(Chemical) Truck drivers, heavy

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