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Document ID (ISN)53385
CIS number 90-643
ISSN - Serial title 0300-3329 - Sicherheitsingenieur
Year 1989
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Fleischer G., Skrodzki H.
Title Accident in a slag tap boiler and resulting protective measures
Original title Unfall in einem Schmelzkammerkessel und daraus resultierende Schutzmassnahmen [in German]
Bibliographic information 1989, Vol.20, No.9, p.20-22, 24-28. Illus.
Abstract During repair work within a slag tap boiler of a thermal power station in Germany (Fed.Rep.) an employee was hit by a falling piece of slag weighing 6kg. His protective helmet was smashed and he suffered brain concussion and scalp injury. A protective net was installed to avoid future accidents of this kind. Installation and maintenance of the safety net are described.
Descriptors (primary) steam boilers; slag; brain injuries; safety helmets; falling objects; safety nets
Descriptors (secondary) protection against falling objects; thermal power stations; accident descriptions
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Power generation and distribution
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Compressed gases and pressure vessels
Head protection