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Accident: 14470413 - Grain Fire In Storage Bin

Accident: 14470413 -- Report ID: 0316700 -- Event Date: 09/30/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
176560110/09/19842048Carnation Company Milling Division
A FIRE WAS REPORTED IN 1 OF THE GRAIN STORAGE BINS AT CARNATION COMPANY MILLING DIVISION. IT WAS DETERMINED THE 60 TONS OF GRAIN WOULD HAVE TO BE MANUALLY REMOVED. THERFORE ALL EMPLOYEES WERE NOTIFIED TO REPORT TO WORK (THE FIRE OCCURRED ON SUNDAY NOT A NORMAL WORKDAY). WORK TEAMS WERE SET-UP AND ROTATED OUT OF THE FIRE AREA EVERY 15 MIN DURING THE WORK. ALL EMPLOYEES WERE REQUIRED TO RECEIVE OXYGEN AND HAVE THEIR BLOOD PRESSURE CHECKED AT THE 6 AMBULANCES STATIONED AT THE COMPANY DURING THE FIRE. IF ANY EMPLOYEE HAD AN ELEVATED BLOOD PRESSURE,THAT EMPLOYEE WAS SENT TO THE HOSPITAL FOR FURTHER TESTING (MANY OF THE EMPLOYEES SENT HAD A HISTORY OF HIG BLOOD PRESSURE). ALL EMPLOYEES WERE CHECKED AND TOLD TO RETURN TO WORK.
Keywords: storage bin, grain, fire
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1765601 Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
2 1765601 Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
3 1765601 Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
4 1765601 Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
5 1765601 Fatality Other Occupation not reported
6 1765601 Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
7 1765601 Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported

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