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Inspection: 305358012 - Prillaman & Pace, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Virginia Safety 8


Inspection Nr: 305358012
Report ID: 0355118
Date Opened: 07/25/2002

Site Address:
Prillaman & Pace, Inc.
701 Orchard Ave.
Rocky Mount, VA 24115

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 4667, Martinsville, VA 24115

Union Status: NonUnion



Inspection Type: Accident

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 01/06/2003

Planning Guide: Safety-Construction


Case Closed: 01/06/2003

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 362311623

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 200920825
Event: 07/24/2002
Employee Is Burned In Boiler Explosion, Later Dies

On July 24, 2002, Employee #1 was trying to start the #2 boiler when a coworker put a jumper on an atomizer in an attempt to energize the circuit. The main fuel switch was controlled by this circuit. When it energized, fuel was fed into the boiler. The fuel ignited and the boiler exploded. Employee #1 sustained burns over 80 percent of his body. He was transported to a hospital, where he died several days later.

Keywords:burn, work rules, boiler, fire, explosion, fuel oil, combustible dust, communication

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 305358012 Fatality Burn(Chemical) Occupation not reported
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