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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 3032083 - Johnson Industrial Machinery Services, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Nc Raleigh

Nr: 3032083Report ID: 0453710Open Date: 11/18/1988

Johnson Industrial Machinery Services, Inc.
1507 Cargill Street
Wilson, NC 27893
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 3552/Textile Machinery
Mailing: P. O. Box 3877, Wilson, NC 27893

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:11/18/1988
Close Case:03/07/1989

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 1000884Event: 11/16/1988Employee Burned During Fuel Tank Explosion
Employee #1 was attempting to weld steel lifting shackles onto a tank that had contained diesel fuel. The tank exploded. Employee #1 sustained severe burns on his back, arms, and hands. The tank had not been cleaned or purged before the welding operation.
Keywords: burn, diesel fuel tank, work rules, welding, back, explosion, arm, tank, hand
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 3032083 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Welders and cutters

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