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Accident: 14391742 - Employee Injured In Refinery Explosion And Fire

Accident: 14391742 -- Report ID: 0625700 -- Event Date: 03/03/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11041688003/04/19912911Citgo Petroleum Corporation-Lcmc
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11041687203/04/19911791Otis Elevator Co., Inc.
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11041683103/04/19911629International Maintenace Corp.
On March 3, 1991, the "A" catalyne cracking unit at the Citgo Petroleum Corporation's Lake Charles Refinery was being brought back on line after a seven-week turnaround. At approximately 2:00 p.m., the oil feed had been started. At approximately 11:00 p.m. an explosion and fire occurred. Employee #1 was injured.
Keywords: explosion, maintenance, flammable liquid, fire, construction, oil line, refinery
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 110416880 Occupation Not Listed
2 110416872 Hospitalized injury Burn(Chemical) Occupation not reported
3 110416831 Occupation Not Listed

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