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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 903583 - Five Employees Injured By Boiler Explosion

Accident: 903583 -- Report ID: 0551800 -- Event Date: 10/25/1989
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10793748410/26/19893082Mid States Rubber Products, Inc.
At 10:23 p.m. on October 25, 1989, a boiler exploded sending boiler parts, building debris and hot water into an adjoining room. Five employees occupying that room were injured. Employee #1 was hospitalized with critical burns and injuries. Employee #2 was hospitalized with severe leg injuries. Employee #3 was hospitalized in fair condition with contusions and lacerations. Employee #4 was treated and released suffering minor cuts and shock. Employee #5 was treated and released suffering facial lacerations and a hip injury.
Keywords: burn, fracture, boiler, explosion, laceration
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 107937484 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Miscellaneous hand working occupations
2 107937484 Hospitalized injury Fracture Supervisors, production occupations
3 107937484 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Extruding and forming machine operators
4 107937484 Non Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Supervisors, production occupations
5 107937484 Non Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Extruding and forming machine operators

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