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Accident: 106914.015 - Two Employees Are Killed And Four Injured In Natural Gas Exp

Accident: 106914.015 -- Report ID: 0636900 -- Event Date: 06/26/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1326648.01507/18/2018Jose Tovar
At 2:45 p.m. on June 26, 2018, landing control panels were being installed in a natural gas utility plant, while a subcontractor was bleeding air from the gas lines on the boilers in the plant's boiler room. An explosion occurred, resulting in the hospitalization of six employees and treatment for their injuries that included severe burns. Two these employees later died; one on June 28, 2018, and the other on July 15, 2018.
Keywords: burn, natural gas, explosion
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1326648.015 20 M Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Electricians
2 1326648.015 20 M Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Electricians
3 1326648.015 20 M Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Electricians
4 1326648.015 36 M Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Electricians
5 1326648.015 30 M Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Electricians
6 1326648.015 20 M Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Electricians

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