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Accident: 201954641 - Employee Is Burned By Molten Iron Or Slag

Accident: 201954641 -- Report ID: 0522000 -- Event Date: 04/09/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30993345504/10/20063312Ak Steel Corporation

On April 9, 2006, Employee #1 was checking out the possibility of iron running into the slag pit. He and the blast furnace manager walked along the side of the slag runner and confirmed that iron was running into the pit. They ran up the ramp but an explosion occurred before they reached the cast house area. Employee #1 received a first degree burn on the back of his neck by molten iron or slag.

Keywords: burn, steel, iron worker, molten slag, explosion, molten metal, iron

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 309933455 Non Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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