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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 303819841 - Icon Mechanical, Llc

Inspection Information - Office: Fairview Heights


Inspection Nr: 303819841
Report ID: 0524530
Open Date: 04/19/2004

Site Address:
Icon Mechanical, Llc
Granite City Works Powerhouse
Granite City, IL 62040

Mailing Address:
1616 Cleveland Blvd., Granite City, IL 62040

Union Status: Union


NAICS: 238220/ Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors

Inspection Type: Accident

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 10/17/2004


Close Case:11/10/2004

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 100841238

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 200840999
Event: 04/17/2004
Four Employees Are Burned With Steam, One Dies Later

On April 25 2004, Employees #1, #2, #3 and #4 were working in the powerhouse structure to replace a section of a 14-in.water line. One of the steam fitters, a 12 inch header steam line, ruptured at the boiler house. It was believed that the line was less than 200 psi pressure at 500 degrees F. All four employees were severely burned replacing water line in close range of the rupture. The coordinator also received burn injuries. Employee #1 died from the burns. Employees #2 and #3 were hospitalized and treated for burns, while Employee #4 was treated and released.

Keywords:burn, steam line, boiler, rupture, water

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 303819841 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Plumbers, pipefitters and steamfitters
2 303819841 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Plumbers, pipefitters and steamfitters
3 303819841 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Plumbers, pipefitters and steamfitters
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