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Accident: 99545.015 - Employee Suffers Second Degree Burns When Cutting Torch Igni

Accident: 99545.015 -- Report ID: 0627700 -- Event Date: 09/30/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1268191.01510/04/2017Stevens Tanker Division Llc
At 8:00 a.m. on September 30, 2017, an employee was cutting off valve bolts on rear of tanker truck. The tank had not been vented and the cutting torch ignited flammable vapors. The employee suffered second degree burns to his abdomen and was hospitalized.
Keywords: abdomen, torch, burn, fire, flammable vapors, explosion, tank truck
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1268191.015 51 M Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat)

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