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Accident: 200570455 - Employee Killed When Burned During Molten Iron Transfer

Accident: 200570455 -- Report ID: 0316700 -- Event Date: 01/22/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11299152601/24/20023321Boyertown Foundry Company
On January 22, 2002, two employees were exposed to the fire and explosion hazards of molten iron transfer in the vicinity of a fifty-five gallon toluene and alcohol drum being used for a mold curing process. Employee #1 later died in the hospital from chemical burns.
Keywords: burn, alcohol, fire, toluene, explosion, molten metal
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 112991526 Fatality Burn(Chemical) Occupation not reported

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