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Accident: 14400717 - Employees Burned In Refinery Fire

Accident: 14400717 -- Report ID: 0626300 -- Event Date: 04/22/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10025415004/23/19862911Shell Western E & P, Inc./Bryans Mill Plant
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10106612404/24/19861381Jett Welding Service
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10025415004/23/19862911Shell Western E & P, Inc./Bryans Mill Plant
ON APRIL 22, 1985, A FLASH FIRE OCCURRED AT A GAS REFINERY. THREE EMPLOYEES WERE BURNED TWO DEATH AND TWO OTHERS WERE HOSPITALIZED WITH BURNS. FLAMMABLE LIQUID ESCAPED DURING THE REMOVAL OF A CONTROL VALVE IN THE PIPING SYSTEM. THE LIQUID WAS IGNITED, CAUSING THE FIRE WHICH BURNED THE EMPLOYEES.
Keywords: flammable vapors, valve, burn, maintenance, flammable liquid, fire, gas leak, refinery
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 100254150 Hospitalized injury Burn(Chemical) Occupation not reported
2 101066124 Fatality Burn(Chemical) Occupation not reported
3 100254150 Fatality Burn(Chemical) Occupation not reported
4 100254150 Fatality Burn(Chemical) Occupation not reported
5 100254150 Hospitalized injury Burn(Chemical) Occupation not reported

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