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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 315546424 - Miller Electric Manufacturing Company

Inspection Information - Office: Virginia Safety 2

Nr: 315546424Report ID: 0355112Open Date: 04/19/2011

Miller Electric Manufacturing Company
Logging Site, 1 Mile East Of Hell'S Island Road
Emporia, VA 23847
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 3548/Electric and Gas Welding and Soldering Equipment
NAICS: 332710/Machine Shops
Mailing: 1635 West Spencer Street, Appleton, WI 54912

Inspection Type:Unprog Rel
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:10/12/2011
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:10/12/2011

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200922060Event: 04/07/2011Employee Is Burned In Chipping Machine Explosion
On April 7, 2011, Employee #1 and three other employees, working for the Pine crest Timber Company, were preparing to perform welding operations on a Peterson 5000H Chipping machine using a Miller Electric manufacturing Legend AEAD 200LE welding unit. An Explosion and fire occurred in both pieces of equipment. The four employees were critically burned and hospitalized. Employee #1 died from his injury.
Keywords: explosion, burn, fire, welder, elec equipment--misc, chipper
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 315546424 Occupation not reported

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