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Accident: 14419956 - Employee Dies After Being Struck By Firebox Door

Accident: 14419956 -- Report ID: 0728900 -- Event Date: 10/28/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10932121611/19/19921711Rasmussen Heating & Cooling
At approximately 2:55 p.m. on October 28, 1992, Employee #1 was troubleshooting a spark ignition problem (there was no pilot) on a natural-gas-fired burner of a 150 hp high-pressure steam boiler. A fire box explosion occurred, blowing the inspection door open while Employee #1 was looking though the sight glass. He sustained multiple injures and died on November 17, 1992.
Keywords: repair, boiler, fire, construction, explosion, struck by, door
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 109321216 Fatality Puncture Occupation not reported

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