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Accident: 200604320 - Employee Is Killed In Gas Line Explosion

Accident: 200604320 -- Report ID: 0625410 -- Event Date: 07/08/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31285218907/29/20091389L&J Roustabout, Inc
On July 8, 2009, Employee #1 was removing a cap on a 12-in. natural gas pipe line. The line was presumed empty and unpressurized. As he loosened the nuts holding the cap in place, gas escaped and was ignited by a nearby metal cutting welding process. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: ignition system, natural gas, welding, gas, explosion, pipeline
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 312852189 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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