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Inspection: 308573237 - Turner Industries Group, Llc

Inspection Information - Office: Peoria


Inspection Nr: 308573237
Report ID: 0524500
Open Date: 07/17/2006

Site Address:
Turner Industries Group, Llc
2200 E. Eldorado St.
Decatur, IL 62525

Mailing Address:
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

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 10/26/2006


Close Case:11/02/2006

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 100272632

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 200271609
Event: 07/11/2006
Employees Are Burned By Hot Liquid Mixture

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

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 308573237 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported
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