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Accident: 14522395 - Employee Killed When Burned By Hot Furnace Gases

Accident: 14522395 -- Report ID: 0522300 -- Event Date: 01/15/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
238022801/28/19853312L & V Steel Co
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS KILLED WHEN A BLAST FURNACE MALFUNCTIONED, SPEWING HOT GASES OVER HIS ENTIRE BODY. HE WAS WORKING TOO CLOSE TO THE PROCESS AREA. HOWEVER, NO SAFE DISTANCE HAD BEEN SPECIFIED BY THE EMPLOYER.
Keywords: burn, blast furnace
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 2380228 Fatality Amputation Occupation not reported

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