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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 200922060 - Employee Is Burned In Chipping Machine Explosion

Accident: 200922060 -- Report ID: 0355112 -- Event Date: 04/07/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31554597004/08/20112411Pinecrest Timber Company
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31562346205/13/20113553Peterson Pacific Corporation
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31554597004/08/20112411Pinecrest Timber Company
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31554642404/19/20113548Miller Electric Manufacturing Company
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31554643204/19/20117699Arcet Equipment Company
On April 7, 2011, Employee #1 and three other employees, working for the Pine crest Timber Company, were preparing to perform welding operations on a Peterson 5000H Chipping machine using a Miller Electric manufacturing Legend AEAD 200LE welding unit. An Explosion and fire occurred in both pieces of equipment. The four employees were critically burned and hospitalized. Employee #1 died from his injury.
Keywords: explosion, burn, fire, welder, elec equipment--misc, chipper
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 315545970 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Timber cutting and logging occupations
2 315545970 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Supervisors, forestry and logging workers
3 315623462 Occupation not reported
4 315545970 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Timber cutting and logging occupations
5 315545970 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Timber cutting and logging occupations
6 315546424 Occupation not reported
7 315546432 Occupation not reported

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