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Accident: 14433502 - Four Employees Burned In Sugar Plant Fire

Accident: 14433502 -- Report ID: 0951510 -- Event Date: 06/26/1989
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10390551906/26/19892061Hamakua Sugar Co Inc
At about 4:55 a.m. on June 26, 1989, Employees #1, #2, #3, and #4 were returning from the main Bagasse Carriers catwalk in a sugar manufacturing plant. Almost instantly after the carrier started, a flash fire started along the main Bagasse Carrier. Employee #1 was hospitalized with second and third degree burns over 40 percent of his body. Employees #2 and #3 were hospitalized with second and third degree burns over 25 percent of their bodies. Employee #4 was treated at the hospital and released for second and third degree burns over five percent of his body.
Keywords: burn, fire ext system, kiln, belt conveyor, fire, explosion
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 103905519 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Furnace, kiln and oven operators
2 103905519 Non Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Supervisors, extractive occupations
3 103905519 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Power plant operators
4 103905519 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Crushing and grinding machine operators

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