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Accident: 837641 - Employee Dies Of Burns From Hot Dust And Particles

Accident: 837641 -- Report ID: 0522000 -- Event Date: 04/01/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10338387304/01/19945093Counselor Material Processing, Inc.

Employee #1 and two coworkers were cleaning out the base of the afterburner air cleaning tower when a cloud of red hot iron dust and particles was emitted out the open door of the base. The iron particles entrapped water and converted it to superhot steam. The employees were struck and severely burned. Employee #1 died the next day.

Keywords: burn, dust, cleaning, struck by

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 103383873 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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