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Accident: 99339.015 - Two Employees Burned When Loader Cab Catches Fire And Explod

Accident: 99339.015 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 09/20/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1266339.01509/25/2017Gerdau Ameristeel Us, Inc.
At 10:30 p.m. on September 20, 2017, Employee #1 was moving material to control the inflow of water. The water entered the slag pit under the furnace and result ed in an explosion. The loader cab caught fire. Employee #1 and #2 were burned i n the explosion and hospitalized.
Keywords: burn, explosion, fire, furnace, loader, steam, water
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1266339.015 42 M Hospitalized injury
2 1266339.015 58 M Hospitalized injury

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