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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 1318127.015 - Certified Safety, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Houston South

Nr: 1318127.015Report ID: 0626700Open Date: 05/19/2018

Certified Safety, Inc.
11500 Bay Area Blvdnull
Pasadena, TX 77507
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 561320/Temporary Help Services
Mailing: 1177 Butler Rd.Null, League City, TX 77573

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:07/06/2018
Emphasis: N:ChemnepClose Case:07/09/2018

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
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Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 105872.015Event: 05/19/2018One Employee Sustain Injuries From A Flash Fire
At 10:15 a.m. on May 19, 2018, employees were completing welding projects with a pickup truck near a reactor. The reactor was charged with ethylene and heated. Expansion of ethylene increased the pressure in reactor, exceeding the setpoint of the relief valve. The relief valve opened and vented ethylene to atmosphere w here it was then ignited by the welding projects going on nearby. The flash fire resulted in the employee being hospitalized for burns, bruises, and cuts.
Keywords: burn, chemical, chemical reaction, fire, pressure release, reactor
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1318127.015 Non Hospitalized injury

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