Details of Incident / Event

Incident Incident

Boiler Accident

Dana Corporation
Paris, TN

Dana Corporation, Paris Extrusion Plant

Paris, Tennessee

June 18, 2007

Report Date: July 9, 2007
Report Prepared by:
Chief Boiler Inspector
Division of Boiler and Elevator Inspection

Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development


This accident was investigated by a team of State of Tennessee Boiler Inspectors, headed by
Chief Boiler Inspector Martin R. Toth. Chief Toth was assisted in the investigation by Deputy
Boiler Inspectors Randall Kelley and Richard Dickerson. Inspectors Kelley and Dickerson were
dispatched by Chief Toth to carry out a preliminary investigation of the accident at the accident
site on June 19, 2007. Chief Toth conducted the final investigation with the assistance of
Inspector Kelley at the Dana Corporation plant in Paris, Tennessee on June 20, 2007. Various
representatives were available during the investigation to offer assistance and expertise when
requested. Several factors were considered to determine the probable cause of the accident and
to make recommendations.

Paris Extrusion Plant

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