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Accident: 202637211 - Employee Is Killed In Grain Elevator Explosion

Accident: 202637211 -- Report ID: 0551800 -- Event Date: 06/24/2013
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On June 24, 2013, Employee #1, with Co-Alliance, was on top of grain bins and was checking the inventory levels on the grain bins, while the filling of the bins was being performed. A grain explosion occurred in the elevator, and Employee #1 was thrown from the top of the bins (approximately 133 feet) to the ground. Employee #1 was killed as a result of multi-blunt force trauma as a result of blast type injuries.

Keywords: explosion, fall, concussion, grain elevator, grain bin

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 317058154 Fatality Concussion Miscellaneous hand working occupations

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