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Accident: 170220123 - Seven Employees Suffer Minor Injuries While Fighting Fire

Accident: 170220123 -- Report ID: 0552652 -- Event Date: 06/25/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11093505306/25/19912493Louisiana Pacific Corp
On June 25, 1991, after an explosion in the Geka Room (boiler room) of Louisiana Pacific, Employees #1 through #7 used fire fighting hoses to contain the fire. They suffered heat burns and smoke inhalation while containing the fire. These seven employees were sent to the hospital for treatment. The proper personal protective equipment was not available or provided and training for structural fire fighting was not offered.
Keywords: burn, ppe, work rules, boiler, fire, explosion, untrained, smoke inhalation
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 110935053 Non Hospitalized injury Poisoning(Systemic) Occupation not reported
2 110935053 Non Hospitalized injury Poisoning(Systemic) Occupation not reported
3 110935053 Non Hospitalized injury Poisoning(Systemic) Occupation not reported
4 110935053 Non Hospitalized injury Poisoning(Systemic) Occupation not reported
5 110935053 Non Hospitalized injury Poisoning(Systemic) Occupation not reported
6 110935053 Non Hospitalized injury Poisoning(Systemic) Occupation not reported
7 110935053 Non Hospitalized injury Poisoning(Systemic) Occupation not reported

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