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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 107501108 - Baker Oil Tools

Inspection Information - Office: Oklahoma City

Nr: 107501108Report ID: 0627700Open Date: 01/10/1991

Baker Oil Tools
3000 N Hemlock Circle
Broken Arrow, OK 74012
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 3533/Oil and Gas Field Machinery and Equipment

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:01/11/1991
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:04/05/1991

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident361147226    

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 772673Event: 01/09/1991Struck By Flying Objects - Battery Pack Explosion
AN EMPLOYER WAS TESTING A RELAY THAT, WHEN IT RECEIVED AN ELECTROMAGNETIC SIGNAL, WOULD CLOSE OFF A WELL. AS THE RELAY WAS BEING TESTED, ITS 12-BATTERY LITHIUM BATTERY PACK EXPLODED. TWO EMPLOYEES WORKING IN THE AREA (EMPLOYEES #5 AND #6) WERE STRUCK BY FLYING FRAGMENTS OF THE DEVICE. THEY WERE HOSPITALIZED FOR THEIR INJURIES. FOUR OTHER EMPLOYEES WERE HOSPITALIZED FOR OBSERVATION BECAUSE OF EXPOSURE TO THE GAS, SMOKE, AND VAPOR PRODUCED BY THE FIRE THAT FOLLOWED THE EXPLOSION.
Keywords: battery, fire, explosion, smoke, struck by, smoke inhalation
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 107501108 Hospitalized injury Burn(Chemical) Occupation not reported
2 107501108 Hospitalized injury Burn(Chemical) Occupation not reported
3 107501108 Hospitalized injury Burn(Chemical) Occupation not reported
4 107501108 Hospitalized injury Burn(Chemical) Occupation not reported
5 107501108 Hospitalized injury Burn(Chemical) Occupation not reported
6 107501108 Hospitalized injury Burn(Chemical) Occupation not reported

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