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Accident: 74201.015 - Employee Drowns While Working On A Saltwater Receiving Tank

Accident: 74201.015 -- Report ID: 0627700 -- Event Date: 02/20/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1042471.01502/21/2015Overflow Energy, Llc
At 3:00 p.m. on February 20, 2015, an employee was grinding on a "U" shaped pipe at top of a saltwater receiving tank. An explosion and fire occurred at the ta nk which blew off the tank lid. The employee fell 16 feet into the tank which h eld saltwater from the oil and gas drilling operations and drowned.
Keywords: drowning, explosion, fall, gas well drilling, oil well drilling, tank
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1042471.015 20 M Fatality Welders and cutters

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