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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 100980390 - Employee Burned When Methane Gas Is Ignited

Accident: 100980390 -- Report ID: 0855610 -- Event Date: 04/28/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30366479104/30/20011381R & L Methane & Water Well Service Llc
Employee #1 and a coworker were removing pipe form a methane gas field pod house and loading them on a bed of a rig. Methane gas from an unknown source collected in the pod house. The gas was ignited by an unknown source, which resulted in a explosion and a flash fire. Employee #1 was severely burned.
Keywords: burn, fire, natural gas, gas, explosion
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 303664791 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Production helpers

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