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Accident: 200100824 - Employee Burned In Mixing Vessel Explosion

Accident: 200100824 -- Report ID: 0522300 -- Event Date: 08/17/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30348398608/17/20002899Polychem Dispersions, Inc.
A flammable dust explosion took place in a mixing vessel when a bearing froze up in the motor of a mixing blade. Employee #1 suffered second- and third-degree burns when he was struck by flying hot material. He was transported to the hospital, where he was admitted for observation.
Keywords: burn, dust, mixer, explosion, struck by, combustible dust, flying object, mech malfunction
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 303483986 Non Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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