Accident Report Detail
Accident: 117646.015 - Employee Is Burned When Cng Line Explodes And Catches Fire
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|1412919.015||06/26/2019||Community Waste Disposal, Lp|
At 9:30 a.m. on June 22, 2019, an employee was performing maintenance on a compr essed natural gas (CNG) regulator on a CNG Autocar front end load waste truck. T he gas line has an approximately 3600 pounds per square inch (psi) pressure buil t up in the system. The line was not bled or locked out and it cut loose from th e truck causing the shop to catch when the CNG ignited. The employee was burned requiring hospitalization.
|1||1412919.015||29||M||Hospitalized injury||Mechanical controls and valve repairers|