Fed safety video focuses on MS oilfield explosion

Published 12:25 am Saturday, July 19, 2008

The federal government has released a new safety video that focuses on a 2006 explosion that left three dead at an oilfield near Raleigh.

The nine-minute video is based on the U.S. Chemical Safety Board’s final report on the incident.

The report concluded the explosion occurred when sparks when a welding operation ignited flammable vapors from a storage tank. The victims were employees of Stringer’s Oilfield Services, which was hired to perform maintenance on storage tanks at the oilfield.

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Chemical Safety Board, http://www.Safetyvideos.gov