September, 2017

201701SepAll DayCondensate ExplosionEPSC Learning Sheet | Hot work in zoned areas is dangerousLessons:Control of WorkLanguage:EN Origin: EPSC Document Type:BulletinTopics:Flammable Atmospheres


On the roof of a water / natural gas condensate tank at a gas production site, welding work was done. A handle of a valve was moved out of the way, that opened it. LPG flowed through the valve to the hot spot and exploded. Two workers died.


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