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Accident: 98605.015 - Two Employees Are Drowned And Four Employees Hospitalized Du

Accident: 98605.015 -- Report ID: 0317500 -- Event Date: 08/30/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1259741.01508/30/2017Enerfab Power & Industrial, Inc.
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1259737.01508/30/2017Firstenergy Generation Llc
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1259741.01508/30/2017Enerfab Power & Industrial, Inc.
At 12:40 a.m. on August 30, 2017, six employees were working inside the North LD S Pond Vault and were removing an elbow from a 24 inch LDS Pond pipe located app roximately 10 feet from the bottom of the vault. Employee #1 and Employee #2 we re removing the last bolts in the top flange when the elbow shifted. Hydrogen s ulfide gas and ash slurry escaped from the pipe and began to fill the vault. Em ployees #1 and #2 were unable to escape the vault and drowned in coal ash slurry . Employees #3 through #6 escaped the vault and were hospitalized due to their exposure to the Hydrogen Sulfide.
Keywords: access/egress, accidental discharge, chemical, chemical vapor, confined space, drowning, flowing material, toxic atmosphere
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1259741.015 42 M Fatality Boilermakers
2 1259737.015 30 M Hospitalized injury Occupation Not Listed
3 1259741.015 43 M Hospitalized injury Boilermakers
4 1259741.015 41 M Hospitalized injury Boilermakers
5 1259741.015 34 M Fatality Boilermakers
6 1259741.015 31 M Hospitalized injury Boilermakers

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