Worker burned by molten material at Magna copper smelter

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Worker burned by molten material at Magna copper smelter

By Scott Sherman
The Salt Lake Tribune

Updated Jul 27, 2010 05:55PM MDT
A 47-year-old man was burned Tuesday by molten material at the Utah Kennecott Copper smelter in Magna.
Unified Fire Authority Battalion Chief Clint Smith said early reports indicate the man was using compressed air to blow out a furnace when he hit a patch of molten metal and it splashed back at him.
“He was burned while performing a routine task on a furnace at the copper smelter,” said Jana Kettering, a spokeswoman for Kennecott.
The man was hit on the legs, arms, shoulder and face.
“Sounds li…
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