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Accident: 60990.015 - Two Employees Are Killed, Two Injured From Dust Explosion

Accident: 60990.015 -- Report ID: 0626600 -- Event Date: 04/26/2014
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
974475.01504/27/2014Georgia-Pacific Llc
At 6:30 p.m. on April 26, 2014, employees were responding to a fire within the s anding dust collection system. The employees were standing next to a dust collec tor when an explosion occurred and the vents on the bag house blew off which exp osed the employees to fire. The employees sustained burns to multiple body parts and were killed.
Keywords: burn, combustible dust, explosion, fire, protective clothing
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 974475.015 63 M Hospitalized injury Electricians
2 974475.015 56 M Fatality Electricians
3 974475.015 58 M Hospitalized injury Electricians
4 974475.015 58 M Fatality Electricians

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