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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1252390.015 - 95734 - Minnehaha Academy

Inspection Information - Office: Minnesota

Nr: 1252390.015Report ID: 0552700Open Date: 08/03/2017

95734 - Minnehaha Academy
3100 W River Pkwy
Minneapolis, MN 55406
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 611110/Elementary and Secondary Schools
Mailing: 3100 W River Pkwy, Minneapolis, MN 55406

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:01/04/2018
Close Case:01/17/2018

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 99532.015Event: 08/02/2017Two Employees Are Killed By Natural Gas Explosion
On August 2, 2017, two sub-contracted employees were working to relocate natural gas meters and connect new piping. The two workers were working in the sub-basement level ("meter room") disconnecting a portion of pipe adjacent to the shut-off valve when a natural gas leak occurred filling the room with gas and ultimately resulting in a large explosion. Consequently, two school employees were fatally injured with a total of nine employee hospitalizations.
Keywords: explosion, natural gas
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1252390.015 Fatality Other Occupation not reported
2 1252390.015 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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