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Accident: 14554190 - Employee Blown Off Rail Car By Grain Elevator Explosion

Accident: 14554190 -- Report ID: 0728900 -- Event Date: 04/03/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
189007804/03/19855153Daven Port Grain Company
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS POSITIONING A DISCHARGE CHUTE FROM THE ELEVATOR LEG TO A GRAIN HOPPER CAR. AN EXPLOSION DEVELOPED IN THE LEG AND TRAVELLED THROUGH THE CHUTE. THE BLAST KNOCKED EMPLOYEE #1 OFF THE HOPPER CAR ONTO THE GRAVEL SURFACE AT THE SOUTH SIDE OF THE RAIL CAR.
Keywords: hopper car, explosion, fall, grain elevator
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1890078 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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