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Accident: 97102.015 - One Employee Killed; One Injured In A Dust Explosion

Accident: 97102.015 -- Report ID: 0453730 -- Event Date: 05/16/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1234594.01505/17/20172493134618 - Unilin North America, Llc
On May 16, 2017, two employees (one a permanent employee, one a temporary employ ee) were cleaning (blowing down) the combustible wood fiber/dust from the area s urrounding reversing belt #3. A combustible dust explosion occurred at the faci lity, and the two employees were taken to burn centers. One employee succumbed to his injuries.
Keywords: dust, explosion
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1234594.015 34 M Hospitalized injury Occupation not reported
2 1234594.015 44 M Fatality Occupation not reported

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