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Accident: 201483021 - Employee Scalded To Death

Accident: 201483021 -- Report ID: 0950622 -- Event Date: 01/14/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12583984501/18/20003553Sierra Pacific Industries
On January 14, 2000, Employee #1, a boiler man at a sawmill, fell into an open sump pit and adjacent excavation (6-ft-wide by 4.5-ft-deep) that had become filled with hot condensate that had drained from the dry kiln and overflowed the holding tanks in the sump pit (approximately 8-ft-deep by 15-ft-square). The sump pumps did not maintain adequate drainage. Employee #1 was fatally injured from thermal burns.
Keywords: burn, heat, sump tank, boiler, pit, fall, sawmill
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125839845 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Not specified mechanics and repairers

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