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Accident: 14506463 - Coal Dust Explosion

Accident: 14506463 -- Report ID: 0830500 -- Event Date: 07/23/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
149598507/25/19844911Colorado Ute Electric Association
ON JULY 23, 1984, AN EXPLOSION OCCURED IN THE AMBIENT AIR INTAKE DUCTWORK OF THE HAYDEN STATION, UNIT 2B MILL (COAL PULVERIZER). ONE WORKER WAS STRUCK BY A FLYING AIR SHROUD AND KILLED. THE CAUSE OF THE EXPLOSION IS UNKNOWN. A CITATION FOR LACK OF TRAINING WAS RECOMMENDED.
Keywords: coal dust, coal, explosion, untrained, coal crusher
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1495985 Fatality Cut/Laceration Occupation not reported
2 1495985 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Occupation not reported
3 1495985 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Occupation not reported

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