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Accident: 170568737 - One Employee Dies And One Hurt In Grain Elevator Explosion

Accident: 170568737 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 10/20/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11507256310/20/19945153Consolidated Cooperative
Employees #1 and #2 were working at a grain facility when an explosion blew Employee #1 through or out a door. He died. Employee #2 suffered major burns over most of his body. The explosion, which caused extensive structural damage, is believed to have started in one of the elevator's legs.
Keywords: burn, ejected, explosion, combustible dust, grain elevator
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 115072563 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Truck drivers, heavy
2 115072563 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Miscellaneous machine operators, n.e.c.

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