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Accident: 107380.015 - Employee Sustains Burns And Fracture When Struck By Hose

Accident: 107380.015 -- Report ID: 0316400 -- Event Date: 07/07/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1330336.01507/16/2018Southwestern Energy Company
At 5:45 p.m. on July 7, 2018, Employee #1 was operating a blender and noticed that a transfer pump was running. The employee confirmed over the radio that the pump was not supposed to be running, and volunteered to turn it off. As Employee #1 turned the pump off, the eight inch hose on the suction side of the pump failed, and disconnected at the king nipple. The hose struck Employee #1 on his left leg and steam was released. The employee sustained a broken ankle and second degree burns from the steam, and was hospitalized for treatment.
Keywords: pump, hose, leg, fracture, struck by, steam
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1330336.015 39 M Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Machine operators, not specified

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