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Accident: 14543201 - Struck By Boiler Door, Fell To Floor

Accident: 14543201 -- Report ID: 0418100 -- Event Date: 09/03/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
216830009/10/19854911Georgia Power Plant Branch
An employee was cleaning ashes from a boiler. He was observing the ash removal through a hatch porthole when the door blew open and struck him in the head. He was knocked backwards and fell about 1 meter to the floor. He died from injuries sustained in the accident.
Keywords: head, boiler, elec utility work, fall, struck by, door, pressure release
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 2168300 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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