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Accident: 200881159 - Steam Line Explosion Kills One Employee And Injures Another

Accident: 200881159 -- Report ID: 0215800 -- Event Date: 08/03/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30938332108/03/20066512Huron Real Estate Associates, Llc.
On August 3, 2006, Employees #1 and #2 were employed by a real estate firm. They were working on a high pressure steam line, when a valve exploded, releasing 400-degree Fahrenheit steam into the utility room. Employee #1 was killed, due to burns he sustained to several parts of his body, and Employee #2 was critically injured. There is no mention of Employee #2 on the injury line.
Keywords: burn, steam line, steam, explosion, pressure piping, valve, high temperature
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 309383321 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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