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Accident: 200380780 - Three Employees Are Injured In Explosion

Accident: 200380780 -- Report ID: 0336000 -- Event Date: 08/29/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30933935608/29/20073339International Specialty Alloys, Inc.

At approximately 9:30 a.m. on August 29, 2007, Employee #1, #2, and #3 were injured when an explosion from the combustible metal thermite reaction operation blew apart a bunker complex. The entire building sustained damage from a deflagration type explosion including a large hole in the roof, blow outs to the perimeter walls, and deforming interior structural members. All three sustained injuries from the pressure and or heat wave. Employee #1 was hospitalized with burns to his head. Employee's #2 and #3 were treated and released for concussions.

Keywords: burn, head, explosion, chemical reaction, struck by, concussion, chemical

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 309339356 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Laborers, except construction
2 309339356 Non Hospitalized injury Concussion Laborers, except construction
3 309339356 Non Hospitalized injury Concussion Laborers, except construction

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