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Inspection: 300449790 - Hoeganaes Corp

Inspection Information - Office: Tenn Cmpl Sfty 2


Inspection Nr: 300449790
Report ID: 0454712
Open Date: 06/25/1996

Site Address:
Hoeganaes Corp
1315 Airport Road
Gallatin, TN 37066

Mailing Address:
, , 00000

Union Status: NonUnion



Inspection Type: Accident

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 06/25/1996

Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing


Close Case:06/26/1996

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 361013972

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 200620102
Event: 06/25/1996
Employee Suffers Smoke Inhalation In Dust Collector Fire

Employee #1 and two coworkers were working when sparks from an abrasive disc cutting operation were drawn into the dust collection piping system. Sparks then entered the dust collector itself, where they ignited the steel powder inside. Employee #1 suffered from smoke inhalation while trying to extinguish the fire with portable dry chemical fire extinguishers.

Keywords:work rules, fire, inhalation, dust collector, smoke, spark, combustible dust, smoke inhalation

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300449790 Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
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