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Accident: 101817.015 - Two Employees Burned When Natural Gas Explodes

Accident: 101817.015 -- Report ID: 0552652 -- Event Date: 07/31/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1251204.01508/01/2017Us Steel Corporation Great Lakes Works
At 11:15 p.m. on July 31, 2017, Employee #1 and #2 were attempting to investigate and service a mill alarm. There was an uncapped natural gas line that was leaking in the area and ignited with conductors in an electrical junction box. Both employees received dermal burns requiring inpatient hospitalization.
Keywords: burn, leak, explosion, electrical box, natural gas
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1251204.015 50 M Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Machinery maintenance occupations
2 1251204.015 30 M Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Machinery maintenance occupations

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