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Accident: 201363256 - Twelve Employees Are Burned In Boiler Explosion

Accident: 201363256 -- Report ID: 0419400 -- Event Date: 05/03/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31141455105/05/20081541Rmr Mechanical, Inc.
On May 3, 2008, Employees #1-#12 were working in a power plant. They were installing plumbing lighting fixtures when a recovery boiler exploded. Employees #1-#12 were burned, and five of them were hospitalized.
Keywords: burn, heat, installing, boiler, lighting fixture, construction, explosion, smoke, plumbing, struck by
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Powerplant Maintenance or repair $500,000 to $1,000,000 10
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 311414551 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Installing equipment (HVAC and other)
FatCause: Fire/explosion
2 311414551 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Installing equipment (HVAC and other)
FatCause: Fire/explosion
3 311414551 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Installing equipment (HVAC and other)
FatCause: Fire/explosion
4 311414551 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Installing equipment (HVAC and other)
FatCause: Fire/explosion
5 311414551 Non Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Installing equipment (HVAC and other)
FatCause: Fire/explosion
6 311414551 Non Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Installing equipment (HVAC and other)
FatCause: Fire/explosion
7 311414551 Non Hospitalized injury Concussion Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Installing equipment (HVAC and other)
FatCause: Fire/explosion
8 311414551 Non Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Installing equipment (HVAC and other)
FatCause: Fire/explosion
9 311414551 Non Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Installing equipment (HVAC and other)
FatCause: Fire/explosion
10 311414551 Non Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Installing equipment (HVAC and other)
FatCause: Fire/explosion
11 311414551 Non Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Installing equipment (HVAC and other)
FatCause: Fire/explosion
12 311414551 Non Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Installing equipment (HVAC and other)
FatCause: Fire/explosion

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