Accident Report Detail
Accident: 200901155 - Two Employees Are Killed And One Injured In Boiler Explosion
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|303772065||08/19/2002||2621||Durango - Georgia Paper Company|
On August 17, 2002, Employees #1 and #2 were attempting to relight the Number 2 recovery boiler. They were standing at the fuel oil gun ports on the first floor when the boiler exploded, spraying out steam and condensate, hot black liquor, smelt, and boiler parts over the surrounding area. Employees #1 and #2 suffered severe scalding and chemical burns and were killed. Employee #3, who was working in the basement approximately 50 feet west of the boiler, also suffered severe scalding and chemical burns, for which he was hospitalized.
|2||303772065||Hospitalized injury||Burn/Scald(Heat)||Production helpers|