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Accident: 14554364 - Grain Elevator Explosion

Accident: 14554364 -- Report ID: 0728900 -- Event Date: 02/16/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10005482402/20/19861799Crane Rental, Inc.
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10005480802/20/19865153Southeast Nebraska Coop. Co.
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10005481602/21/19867389Bob'S Circle Steel, Inc.
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10005480802/20/19865153Southeast Nebraska Coop. Co.
FIFTEEN RAILROAD CARS HAD BEEN LOADED WITH MILO. ON SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 1986, IT WAS LEARNED THAT THE MILO DIDN'T MEET SPECIFICATIONS AND WOULD HAVE TO BE CLEANED. EMPLOYEES #1 AND #2 BEGAN TO UNLOAD THE RAIL CARS TO RETURN THE MILO TO THE ELEVATOR FOR CLEANING. EMPLOYEE #1 DROVE THE LOADED DUMP TRUCK INTO THE ELEVATOR DUMP PIT AND BEGAN TO RAISE THE TRUCK BED. AN EXPLOSION OCCURRED, KILLING EMPLOYEE #1 AND BURNING EMPLOYEE #2 ON THE FACE AND NECK. EMPLOYEE #2 WAS ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF THE ELEVATOR WORKING WITH THE DUST COLLECTION SYSTEM WHEN THE EXPLOSION OCCURRED. HE WAS BURNED WHEN THE FIREBALL SHOT OUT OF THE DRIVE-THROUGH.
Keywords: explosion, grain elevator, burn, fire
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 100054824 Occupation Not Listed
2 100054808 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported
3 100054816 Occupation Not Listed
4 100054808 Non Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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