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Accident: 76297.015 - Employee Is Killed When Working On A Natural Gas Well

Accident: 76297.015 -- Report ID: 0627700 -- Event Date: 04/23/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1058617.01504/24/2015Nalco Champion An Ecolab Company
At 5:00 p.m. on April 4, 2015, an employee was attempting to inject a natural gas well with chemicals to treat the well. High pressure was introduced into a low pressure system resulting in an overload, the overloaded pipe struck the employee. The employee was killed due to blunt force trauma from the metal piping.
Keywords: overloaded, pipe, well, pressure piping, natural gas
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1058617.015 52 M Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras

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