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Accident: 200072809 - Employee Is Burned Fighting Fire After Air Tank Explosion

Accident: 200072809 -- Report ID: 0453720 -- Event Date: 02/15/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30951339803/14/20062421Harbour Brothers Lumber Co.
Employee #1 responded to an air receiver tank explosion that caused a fire in and around the debarker area outside the building. Employee #1 received burns to both the left and right hands during fighting the fire. Employee #1 was treated for his burns but was not hospitalized.
Keywords: burn, air receiver, fire, explosion, sawmill, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 309513398 Non Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Sawing machine operators

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