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Accident: 116984.015 - Two Employees Are Burned In Natural Gas Pipeline Fire

Accident: 116984.015 -- Report ID: 0626700 -- Event Date: 06/06/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1407085.01506/07/2019Dayton Lease & Pipeline Services, Inc.
At 6:15 p.m. on June 6, 2019, Employees #1 and #2 were repairing a natural gas p ipe leak within an excavation. As the employees were performing the hot tap on the pipeline, a valve opened, causing a flash ignition of the gas and ensuing fi re. There were several potential ignition sources within the excavation. The t wo employees were admitted to the hospital with burn to the face and arms.
Keywords: burn, construction, excavation, explosion, fire, flash, ignition, natural gas, open valve, pipeline, repair
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Pipeline Maintenance or repair   0 0
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1407085.015 27 M Hospitalized injury Pipelayer FallDist:
Cause: Other Activities-Installing Ornamental And Archite
2 1407085.015 22 M Hospitalized injury Welders and cutters FallDist:
Cause: Other Activities-Installing Ornamental And Archite

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