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Accident: 200624054 - Employee Is Burned And Killed In Explosion

Accident: 200624054 -- Report ID: 0454715 -- Event Date: 11/14/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31031290511/20/20063353Rollex Aluminum Llc
Employee #1 was temporary supervisor in a casting house. Employee #1 was using a forklift and carried a large "dross" pan outside into raining weather. The moisture from the rain hitting the dross caused an explosion. "Dross" is impurities that have raised to the top of the molten metal and are scraped off and then recycled separately. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: burn, heat, explosion, foundry
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 310312905 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Molding and casting machine operators

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