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Accident: 201751229 - Three Employees Burn Bodies By Steam Leak

Accident: 201751229 -- Report ID: 0830600 -- Event Date: 02/23/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30622932902/23/20042082Coors Brewing Company
On February 23, 2004, Employees #1, #2, and #3 were responding to a report of a steam leak. A steam line carrying a 50-psi superheated steam ruptured at an expansion joint, resulting in a rapid release of energy. Employees #1, #2, and #3 sustained burns to their bodies and were hospitalized.
Keywords: burn, leak, heat, rupture, steam
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 306229329 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Operating engineers
2 306229329 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Operating engineers
3 306229329 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Operating engineers

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