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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 100360.015 Event: 07/18/2017Two Employees Are Caught In Explosion Of Natural Gas System
At 2:00 p.m. on July 18, 2017, two employees were refueling their compressed nat ural gas (CNG) van when the CNG system failed and exploded. The employees suffe red leg amputations due to shrapnel wounds as well as sustaining several lacerat ions. Details surrounding the amputations were unclear from the incident report . Both employees were hospitalized.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, compressed gas, explosion, laceration, leg
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1248109.015 Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction
2 1248109.015 Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction

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