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Accident: 101429.015 - Two Employees Are Injured While Relighting Incinerator

Accident: 101429.015 -- Report ID: 0830500 -- Event Date: 12/05/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1282486.01512/08/2017Covenant Testing Technologies, Llc
At 5:15 p.m. on December 5, 2017, two employees were conducting a shift change, monitoring and discussing the production of oil and gas wells, when the east incinerator's pilot light went out. As the employees relit the light, residual gases ignited and contacted their faces. Both employees received first and second degree burns to their hands and faces, which they were hospitalized and received treatment.
Keywords: pilot light, face, incinerator, hand, burn
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1282486.015 25 M Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Operations & systems researchers and analysts
2 1282486.015 21 M Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Operations & systems researchers and analysts

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