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Accident: 97608.015 - Three Employees Are Burned When Pouring Molten Stainless Ste

Accident: 97608.015 -- Report ID: 0523400 -- Event Date: 01/31/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1206594.01501/31/2017Johnson Brass & Machine Foundry, Inc.
On January 31, 2017, an employee was pouring molten steel into metal mold casting. The molten steel was 2,800 degrees F. During pouring, the molten steel "burped" from the mold causing molten steel to splash on the three employees. The employees were wearing protective equipment. The employees sustained second and third degree burns. One employee was hospitalized for 40 days.
Keywords: protective clothing, flowing material, mold plates, molten metal, heat, burn, struck by, steel
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1206594.015 25 M Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat)

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