Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 202126165 - Three Employees Burned In Flash Fire

Accident: 202126165 -- Report ID: 0627410 -- Event Date: 09/01/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30156889509/02/19991321El Paso Natural Gas Company
Employees #1 through 3 were assisting a welding crew that was installing a bypass valve in a gas pipeline inside the boundaries of a transfer station. Protective equipment was removed from the vent before the welders were finished. Leaking gas was ignited by the welders and flashed out of the vent, causing first and second degree burns to Employees #1 through 3. All three employees were hospitalized for their injuries.
Keywords: burn, venting, fire, welding, gas, pipeline, valve, gas leak
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 301568895 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported
2 301568895 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported
3 301568895 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.

Close