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Accident: 131165.015 - Employee Is Killed In Steam Line Pressure Release

Accident: 131165.015 -- Report ID: 0111500 -- Event Date: 11/13/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1502860.01511/13/2020Mulvaney Mechanical Incorporated
At 8:12 a.m. on November 13, 2020, Employee #1 and a coworker, employed by an HV AC company, were repairing a steam piping system leak in the mechanical room of a medical care campus building. The employees did not utilize a lockout and/or tagout device. Following the repair, as the steam line was being re-energized, a threaded drip cap at the bottom of the vertical steam pipe riser apparently fa iled. The room immediately filled with pressurized steam. The interior door wa s in the closed position, and the employees were unable to exit the room. Emplo yee #1 was killed.
Keywords: boiler, burn, construction, enclosed space, energized, equipment failure, explosion, hvac, lockout/tagout, obstructed egress, pressure release, repair, respiratory, steam line, untrained
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1502860.015 36 M Fatality

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