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Accident: 200813335 - Employees Are Scaled And Burned In Explosion

Accident: 200813335 -- Report ID: 0627510 -- Event Date: 02/29/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31571490703/01/20121389Elite Pipeline Services Inc.
On February 29, 2012, Employees #1,2,3 and 4 were working to demolish an old petroleum pipe. The employees were using a cutting torch to sever bolts from the valve. The system had not been purged in over a year. Vapors were present resulting in an explosion and flash fire. The employees were scalded and burned. Employees #1,2,3 and 4 were taken to an area hospital, where they were treated. Employees #1 and 2 were released after 24 hours. Employees #3 and 4 remained hospitalized.
Keywords: burn, severed, vapor, demolition, fire, torch, explosion, bolt, valve, pipe
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 315714907 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported
2 315714907 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported
3 315714907 Non Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported
4 315714907 Non Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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