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Accident: 99080.015 - Two Employees Are Burned When Patching Plastic Liner Using A

Accident: 99080.015 -- Report ID: 0316400 -- Event Date: 09/16/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1264403.01509/17/2017Well Service Group, Inc.
At 11:00 a.m. on September 16, 2017, two employees were using a Demtech Dematcker hot air gun to weld plastic liner pieces together inside the diked area of a natural gas tank farm. The condensate ignited when the vapors contacted the heat gun. Employee #1 sustained third degree burns to 56% of the body and Employee #2 sustained third degree burns to the hands.
Keywords: burn, natural gas, fire
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1264403.015 54 M Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat)
2 1264403.015 40 M Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat)

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