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College of Human Medicine


CASE MIFACE Summaries of MIOSHA Inspections
Case 106 30-year-old manufacturing engineer died when he was struck in the chest/head by a lid of a compression former that exploded while under pressure.
Case 126 36-year-old production operator was killed as a result of a pressure vessel explosion.
Case 178 38-year-old male refrigeration technician died when an explosion occurred in a heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) unit
Case 181 52-year-old foreman/machine operator at a sheet plastic manufacturing company was burned while he while performing a routine check of a plastic extruder machine.
Case 342 31-year-old railroad remote control operator for a steel company died when molten iron which had spilled from a ladle contacted snow causing an explosion and fire.
Case 48 22-year-old foundry worker died after being struck by a piece of an unpurged/uncleaned empty metal 55-gallon drum that exploded while he was cutting it with a cutting torch.