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Accident: 201520582 - Employee Sustained Burns In Downcast Tank Explosion

Accident: 201520582 -- Report ID: 0111500 -- Event Date: 05/20/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12329812705/20/19993351Ansonia Copper & Brass, Inc.
At approximately 3:30 a.m. on May 20, 1999, Employee #1, a caster, sustained several partial thickness burns when accumulated steam caused an explosion in the downcast tank of Furnace Number 6. Employee #1 was hospitalized.
Keywords: burn, furnace, caster, steam, explosion, tank
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 123298127 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Molding and casting machine operators

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