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Accident: 109773.015 - Employee Sustains Burns From Flash Fire At Oil And Gas Well

Accident: 109773.015 -- Report ID: 0626700 -- Event Date: 09/25/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1351226.01510/03/2018Dc Vacuum, Inc.
At 12:45 p.m. on September 25, 2018, an employee was performing well servicing vacuum work at an oil and gas well. The employee was bleeding off pressure from the well site when the vapors were ignited by the diesel engine of a nearby truck. The employee sustained second and third degree burns to both arms and hands.
Keywords: arm, gas well, natural gas, oil well servicing, hand, fire, burn, explosion
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1351226.015 57 M Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat)

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