Accident Report Detail
Accident: 594309 - One Employee Killed And One Burned In Boiler Furnace Fire
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|17440587||02/22/1989||2421||Hankins Lumber Company, Inc.|
Employees #1 and #2 were relighting a heating surface boiler at a sawmill lumber yard. Employee #1 was instructed to go upstairs to the control room and turn on the water pressure to the boiler. Employee #2 remained at the boiler furnace to light the furnace. Just as Employee #1 returned to the boiler furnace, the boiler furnace exploded and fire blew out of the open furnace doors, setting Employee #1's clothing on fire. Employee #2 assisted Employee #1 in extinguishing his clothing. Employee #1 was hospitalized for his injuries and later died. Employee #2 suffered facial burns.
|1||17440587||Non Hospitalized injury||Burn/Scald(Heat)||Occupation not reported|
|2||17440587||Fatality||Burn/Scald(Heat)||Occupation not reported|