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Accident: 170724678 - Employee Burned When Sander Dust Explodes

Accident: 170724678 -- Report ID: 0950623 -- Event Date: 04/11/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12567448104/11/19982436Louisiana-Pacific Corp
On April 11, 1998, Employee #1, a sander operator for a fiberboard manufacturer, was working in the fiberboard area when the sander dust exploded. He suffered third-degree burns to his hands, and second-degree burns on his face.
Keywords: burn, sanding machine, dust, ppe, explosion, combustible dust, face, housekeeping, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125674481 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Miscellaneous woodworking machine operators

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