Inspection: 308573237 - Turner Industries Group, Llc
Inspection Information - Office: Peoria
Turner Industries Group, Llc
2200 E. Eldorado St.
Decatur, IL 62525
Po Box 2750, Baton Rouge, LA 70821
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 811310/Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance
Inspection Type: Accident
Advanced Notice: N
Close Conference: 10/26/2006
At approximately, 3:15 p.m. on July 11, 2006, Employees #1, #2, and #3 were draining the solids in Boiler #2, (Serial Number 2717, Manufacturer # 4097). Employee #1 was opening an 18-in. by 22-in. inspection door to the combustion chamber. Employees #2 and #3 entered the area just before the door opened and were approximately 20 ft to 30 ft away from the inspection door. Employee #1 used a come-a-long to open the door, when an unknown quantity (estimated at thousands of gallons) of a hot liquid mixture of coal, limestone, sand, gravel and water spilled out, striking Employees # 1, # 2, and # 3. Employees #1, #2, and #3 sustained seveer thermal burns. Employee #1 died as a result of his injuries. Employees #2 and #3 were hospitalized and treated for their injuries.
Keywords:boiler, cleaning, chemical burn, combustible liquid, door, burn, chemical
|1||308573237||Hospitalized injury||Burn/Scald(Heat)||Occupation not reported|