The accident: A welder repairing leaks on a skid steer’s rim wheel used a flammable inflation product on the tire. He began to weld holes on the rim wheel, and the wheel exploded.
The accident: A welder had been instructed to find the leak on a truck’s diesel fuel tank. Once he located the leak, the worker was assigned the task of using a MIG/Flux welder to repair the tank. When the welder struck an arc with the torch on the tank, the tank exploded.