Accident Report Detail
Accident: 200263259 - One Employee Is Killed,Two Employees Injured In Explosion
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|311127906||08/10/2007||2421||Deltic Timber Corporation|
At 11:30 p.m. on August 9, 2007, Employees #1, #2, and #3 were working at a mill that used a pneumatic system for dust collection. That area of the mill, approximately 10-ft by 15-ft, was enclosed to contain the noise of that system. There was an explosion and fire, which caused the mill's enclosure to blow apart. Employees #1 and #2 were inside the enclosure, and Employee #3 was outside the enclosure, when the explosion happened. The employees sustained second and third degree burns. Employees #1 and #2 were transported to LSU Hospital in Shreveport, Louisiana, where they were hospitalized. Employee #3 was transported by air to Regional Medical in Memphis, Tennessee, where he died on August 31, 2007 due to complications from his burn injuries.
|1||311127906||Hospitalized injury||Burn/Scald(Heat)||Occupation not reported|
|2||311127906||Fatality||Burn/Scald(Heat)||Occupation not reported|
|3||311127906||Hospitalized injury||Burn/Scald(Heat)||Occupation not reported|