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Accident: 99615.015 - Four Employees Are Clearing Blockage In Boiler System And Su

Accident: 99615.015 -- Report ID: 1054115 -- Event Date: 06/02/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1268792.01506/05/20172493317717154 - Boise Cascade Company
At 10:16 p.m. on June 2, 2017, four employees were cleaning a boiler and clearin g a blockage within the boiler when it went positive and expelled wood dust fuel that caused an explosion when it ignited. Employee #1 suffered multiple burns ranging from first degree to third degree on his hands and arms. Employee #2 suf fered first and second degree burns to his hands and arms. Employee #3 was trea ted for a burn to his left cheek, and Employee #4 suffered abrasions to his hand s and was treated at the scene. Employees #1 and #2 were treated at the Grande Ronde Hospital Emergency Department and were hospitalized. Employee # 1 was lat er transferred to the Oregon Burn Center at Legacy Emanuel Medical Center. Empl oyee #3 was treated at the emergency department as well but was released after t reatment.
Keywords: abrasion, arm, boiler, burn, dust, explosion, face, fire, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1268792.015 59 M Non Hospitalized injury Occupation not reported
2 1268792.015 52 M Hospitalized injury Occupation not reported
3 1268792.015 36 M Non Hospitalized injury Occupation not reported
4 1268792.015 53 M Non Hospitalized injury Occupation not reported

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