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Accident: 108483.015 - Two Employees Sustain Burns In Grain Dust Explosion

Accident: 108483.015 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 08/19/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1340639.01508/20/2018Landus Cooperative
At 12:30 p.m. on August 19, 2018, Employee #1 and #2 were moving grain to load onto train cars. The grain dust exploded, causing multiple flying/falling objects and fire. The two employees sustained burns and multiple injuries to their bodies, and were hospitalized for treatment.
Keywords: train, grain dust, flying object, fire, falling object, explosion, burn
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1340639.015 23 M Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Laborers, except construction
2 1340639.015 61 M Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Laborers, except construction

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