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Inspection: 102437258 - Coca-Cola Enterprises, Inc. Dba Coca-Cola Bottling

Inspection Information - Office: Chicago North

Nr: 102437258Report ID: 0524200Open Date: 06/02/1988

Coca-Cola Enterprises, Inc. Dba Coca-Cola Bottling
7400 N. Oak Park Avenue
Niles, IL 60648
Union Status: Union
SIC: 2086/Bottled and Canned Soft Drinks and Carbonated Waters

Inspection Type:Unprog Rel
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:06/02/1988
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:06/06/1988

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral901112334 Yes  

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 848499Event: 06/02/1988Employee Burned By Explosion Of Leaking Lpg Tank Truck
Employee #1 was preparing liquified propane cylinders for filling from a liquified propane gas (LPG) tank truck. Employee #1 pulled out the delivery hose, heard a pop, and turned around to see that the hose leading to the hose reel had come loose and LPG was pouring out of the hose. The truck engine was running to operate the pump. Employee #1 ran back to the truck in order to shut off the flow of LPG. Just as Employee #1 reached the truck, a fire and explosion occurred. Employee #1 was burned on approximately 35 percent of his body, including his head, arms, body, and legs. He was hospitalized.
Keywords: leak, tank truck, head, explosion, leg, burn, torso, lp gas, arm, fire brigade
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 102437258 Occupation Not Listed

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