Accident Report Detail
Accident: 200640886 - Explosion At Electric Power Generation Plant
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|301877254||06/18/1998||4911||Public Service Of Oklahoma, Southwestern Station|
Employees at an electric power generation plant were starting up a boiler. As the burner operator was cracking the air register, an explosion occurred. Most of the blast went east of the plant, but debris was found on the north and west sides also. Asbestos was released during the explosion. One employee received first- and second-degree steam burns on his arms and neck. He was taken to the hospital, treated, and released. Another employee received only minor injuries and was taken to the hospital for observation. He was later released.
|1||301877254||Hospitalized injury||Burn/Scald(Heat)||Occupation not reported|
|2||301877254||Hospitalized injury||Bruise/Contus/Abras||Occupation not reported|