Accident Report Detail
Accident Summary Nr: 200997435 - Three Employees Are Injured In Slag Pit Explosion
|Inspection Nr||Date Opened||SIC||NAICS||Establishment Name|
Abstract: A serious explosion occurred due to water in the slag pit and iron being mixed with the slag. Employee #1 was operating a front end loader and jumped from the loader causing serious injuries and burns to his body. Employee #1 was hospitalized. Employee #2 was struck in the head by a large piece of slag that was jettisoned 205 ft from the pit due to the explosion and was hospitalized in serious condition with head injuries. Employee #3 was trying to escape the explosion area and was slightly injured with minor head injury. Employee #3 was treated and released from hospital the same day.
|Employee #||Inspection Nr||Age||Sex||Degree||Nature of Injury||Occupation|
|1||312653975||Hospitalized injury||Burn/Scald(Heat)||Operating engineers|
|2||312653975||Hospitalized injury||Concussion||Helpers, construction trades|