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Accident: 115521.015 - Employee Is Burned In Flash Fire At Compressor Station

Accident: 115521.015 -- Report ID: 0830300 -- Event Date: 04/08/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1394497.01504/10/2019Oasis Petroleum
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1394464.01504/11/2019Archrock Services, Lp
At 9:00 a.m. on April 8, 2019, an employee was troubleshooting an electronics system that controlled a valve for a natural gas compressor system. The employee used a Dewalt DCF 883 power drill to disassemble a check valve to determine if the valve was experiencing mechanical failure and had removed the second bolt when the condensate ignited. The employee had been wearing FRC clothing, eye protection, and gloves; however, he was hospitalized with several burns to his hands and face.
Keywords: ppe, gas leak, hand, face, burn, compressed gas, compressor
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1394497.015 30 M Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Installers And Repairers
2 1394497.015 30 M Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Installers And Repairers
3 1394464.015 30 M Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Installers And Repairers
4 1394464.015 30 M Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Installers And Repairers

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