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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 201481843 - Employee Injured When Saw Dust Buildup Explodes

Accident: 201481843 -- Report ID: 0950622 -- Event Date: 07/01/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12393575112/16/19982499California Cedar Products Co.
Employee #1 was assisting a coworker with trouble shooting grinder number two and cleaning of sawdust build-up in the room. An explosion occurred in the West A baghouse and continued to grinder number two, resulting in serious burns to Employee #1 who was hospitalized.
Keywords: burn, grinder, sawdust, dust, explosion, grinding room
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 123935751 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Miscellaneous woodworking machine operators

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