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Accident: 201763885 - Employee Is Killed When Gas Line Ball Valve Fails

Accident: 201763885 -- Report ID: 0626600 -- Event Date: 06/26/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31561042806/27/20111389Fesco Ltd
On June 26, 2011, Employee #1 was standing in close proximity to a natural gas line ball valve that was operating a manual choke manifold that was under 1,100 psi of pressure. The ball valve failed and released pressure, causing Employee #1 to be thrown into a piece of iron, and a second piece of iron fell on him. Employee #1 died at the site.
Keywords: chest, metal bar, natural gas, valve, struck by, falling object
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 315610428 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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