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Accident: 14375505 - Employees Injuried In Explosion

Accident: 14375505 -- Report ID: 0522500 -- Event Date: 02/04/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10161428702/05/19873321Burnham Corporation
An emergency button pendant control accidentally activated causing the tilted furnace to shut down. This allowed hot molten metal to pour out into a floor drain which caused an explosion damaging water and hydraulic pipes. Employee #1 was hospitalized for a concussion and Employee #3 received a concussion but was not hospitalized. Employees # 2, 4, 5, 6 &7 all received bruises, contusions, and abrasions but were not hospitalized.
Keywords: explosion, abrasion, concussion, accidental discharge, contusion
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 101614287 Hospitalized injury Concussion Occupation not reported
2 101614287 Non Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported
3 101614287 Non Hospitalized injury Concussion Occupation not reported
4 101614287 Non Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported
5 101614287 Non Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported
6 101614287 Non Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported
7 101614287 Non Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported

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