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Accident: 117158.015 - Two Employees Sustain Burns From Flash Fire

Accident: 117158.015 -- Report ID: 0855610 -- Event Date: 06/12/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1408062.01506/13/2019Meritage Management Company Llc
At approximately 2:30 p.m. on June 12, 2019, Employee #1 and Employee #2 were ch anging a dump valve on a water separation vessel on a natural gas compressor sys tem. When the port was opened, the condensate spilled out leaking on the floor. Employee #1 and Employee #2 started opening doors and Employee #1 went to open a window when the vapors ignited. Both employees sustained burns to the upper b ody and arms. The employees were hospitalized for these burns.
Keywords: arm, burn, chemical vapor, fire, natural gas, vapor
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1408062.015 31 M Hospitalized injury Operations & systems researchers and analysts
2 1408062.015 35 M Hospitalized injury Operations & systems researchers and analysts

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