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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 14311450 - One Employee Killed, Three Injured In Gas Explosion

Accident: 14311450 -- Report ID: 0213900 -- Event Date: 01/07/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10698324001/10/19963399Hoeganaes Corp.

Employees #1, #2, and #3 were switching a fuel supply system from natural gas to propane gas when an explosion and fire took place. Employee #1 was severely burned and died at the scene. Employee #2 and #3 suffered minor injuries and inhaled dust and gases. Employee #4 broke a foot while escaping from the area.

Keywords: burn, fracture, flammable vapors, fire, inhalation, gas, explosion, lp gas, dust inhalation, foot

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 106983240 Non Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported
2 106983240 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported
3 106983240 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
4 106983240 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported

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