Human factors: Case study - gas well blowout and fire: Information sheet

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This case study is based on the explosion and fire at the Pryor Trust Well in Pittsburg County, Oklahoma in 2018. This major accident event had catastrophic consequences as five workers were killed. The aim of this case study is to show how human factors can contribute to a series of events that lead to a major accident. 

Last updated 28 Jun 2023

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