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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 1443209.015 - Sunburst Transportation, Llc

Inspection Information - Office: Arizona Phoenix Sfty

Nr: 1443209.015Report ID: 0950411Open Date: 11/06/2019

Sunburst Transportation, Llc
3849 W Clarendon Avenull
Phoenix, AZ 85009
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 484230/ Specialized Freight (except Used Goods) Trucking, Long-Distance
Mailing: 755 W A St, Ste 200null, San Diego, CA 92101

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:12/26/2019
Close Case:05/15/2020

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Inspection1444396 Yes  

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 6 6
Current Violations 6 6
Initial Penalty $8,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $8,000
Current Penalty $8,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $8,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100106 E06 II 04/14/2020 05/08/2020 $2,000 $2,000 $0 Z - Issued
  2. 01002 Serious 19100132 D01 04/14/2020 04/20/2020 $1,000 $1,000 $0 Z - Issued
  3. 01003 Serious 19100146 C01 04/14/2020 04/20/2020 $1,000 $1,000 $0 Z - Issued
  4. 01004 Serious 19100307 C02 I 04/14/2020 04/20/2020 $2,000 $2,000 $0 Z - Issued
  5. 01005 Serious 19101200 E01 04/14/2020 05/08/2020 $1,000 $1,000 $0 Z - Issued
  6. 01006 Serious 19101200 H03 III 04/14/2020 05/08/2020 $1,000 $1,000 $0 Z - Issued

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 121458.015Event: 11/05/2019Employee Is Burned And Killed In Tanker Truck Explosion
At 5:48 a.m. on November 5, 2019, an employee was working for a long-distance tr ucking firm that hauled refined fuel products. He was pumping fuel from a portab le tank back into his tanker truck by top-loading. The fuel involved was a mixtu re of gasoline and diesel fuel. The employee was on top of the pump truck checki ng tank Number 3, when vapor from tank Number 3 flashed into flames. The employe e caught on fire, and he was thrown from the top of the truck. The flash fire th en spread to tank Number 4, which was open. Tank Number 4 ignited. An explosion followed; this explosion ruptured the side of tank Number 4. Ignited fuel from t ank Number 4 then spilled out onto the employee, saturating him with fuel. He su stained third-degree burns to his face and hands and second-degree burns on the rest of his body. He was killed.
Keywords: burn, diesel fuel tank, explosion, face, fire, flammable liquid, flammable vapors, fuel truck, gasoline, hand, tank truck, truck, truck driver
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1443209.015 Fatality Truck drivers, light

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