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Accident: 14306195 - Explosion In Dust Collection System

Accident: 14306195 -- Report ID: 0454711 -- Event Date: 09/08/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
324841609/09/19862426Desoto Hardwood Flooring Company
AN EXPLOSION IN THE DUST COLLECTING SYSTEM CAUSED AN INTERIOR WALL OF A BUILDING TO COLLAPSE. EMPLOYEE #1 WAS SITTING IN AN OFFICE AND WAS STRUCK BY FALLING DEBRIS AND WAS KILLED. EMPLOYEE #2 WAS BURNED BY A FLASH FIRE AND SUFFERED FIRST AND SECOND DEGREE BURNS.
Keywords: burn, dust, fire, dust collector, explosion, struck by, falling object
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 3248416 Fatality Concussion Power plant operators
2 3248416 Non Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Stationary engineers

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