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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 880351 - Employee Burned When Vapors Leaking From Truck Explode

Accident: 880351 -- Report ID: 0830300 -- Event Date: 02/10/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10711961202/10/19941389Koch Service
A truck trailer was in a wash bay when natural gas vapors leaking from the trailer's tank were ignited by the pilot light on a pressure washer. The resulting fire and explosion burned Employee #1 on his face and ear; he required hospitalization.
Keywords: leak, pilot light, flammable vapors, work rules, fire, natural gas, trailer truck, explosion, oil well servicing, tank
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 107119612 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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