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Accident: 956961 - Employees Exposed To Pressurized Oil In Release

Accident: 956961 -- Report ID: 0950622 -- Event Date: 11/18/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11189488711/18/19911799I.S. T. Mechanical Corporation
Employees #1 and #2, pipe fitters for I.S.T. Mechanical Corp., were directed to remove a blind in a refinery. They opened the line without any problems, but when they wedged the flange open and hit it with a hammer, oil under pressure (30 psi) was released. Employees #1 and #2 were taken to the hospital for observation only.
Keywords: construction, oil line, accidental discharge, refinery
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111894887 Hospitalized injury Other Plumbers, pipefitters and steamfitters
2 111894887 Hospitalized injury Other Plumbers, pipefitters and steamfitters

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