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Accident: 111580.015 - Employee Incurs Burns To Arm And Face In Dust Explosion

Accident: 111580.015 -- Report ID: 0953210 -- Event Date: 10/24/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1356463.01510/29/2018Trex Company, Inc.
At 6:30 p.m. on October 24, 2018, Employee #1 was releasing the magnet for a woo d hammer mill when pressure and heat accumulated in the hammer mill, causing com bustible dust to be released. The combustible dust ignited and caused an explosi on. The employee received burns to both lower arms and face. The employee was ho spitalized.
Keywords: arm, burn, combustible dust, explosion, face
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1356463.015 41 M Hospitalized injury

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