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Accident: 200530244 - Employee Killed By Boiler Explosion

Accident: 200530244 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 12/21/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30826284912/21/20052075Ag Processing Incorporated
Employee #1 was assisting a crew bringing a heat exchanger back on line following boiler maintenance. The condensate return line was up to operating pressure of 150 psi and condensate was returning to the boiler. Employee #1 was close to the condensate return pump when it exploded. Flying cast pieces of the impeller housing struck Employee #1 in the head and killed him.
Keywords: head, boiler, mechanic, explosion, struck by, flying object, pump
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 308262849 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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