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Accident: 202691937 - Two Employees Seriously Injured In Boiler Explosion

Accident: 202691937 -- Report ID: 0950624 -- Event Date: 05/29/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31669901605/30/20133612Pic Group, Inc
An incident occurred where Employee #1 and Employee #2 were attempting to control water levels in a drum at a biomass plant. The plant had gone off line and Employee #1 and Employee #2 were attempting to bring it back on line. The furnace pressure to the boiler had been elevated, consequently, the boiler exploded. Both Employee #1 and Employee #2 were taken to a local hospital for serious burns and lacerations.
Keywords: burn, boiler, drum, explosion, laceration, water
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 316699016 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Miscellaneous plant and system operators
2 316699016 Non Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Miscellaneous plant and system operators

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