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Accident: 200051415 - Employee Injured In Feed Mill Explosion

Accident: 200051415 -- Report ID: 0728900 -- Event Date: 12/31/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30372981801/03/20020211Fort Kearny Consolidated
At approximately 3:00 p.m. on December 31, 2001, Employee #1, a feed truck driver, entered the rear entrance of the feed mill and went into the micro room in the back of the mill. At the same time, a flash fire/explosion resulting from a large ball bearing that entered with the grain stream, knocked Employee #1 back out of the building. The employee suffered first and second degree burns to his hands, face, and right hip. Employee #1 was released from the hospital in good condition on the next day.
Keywords: burn, agriculture, grain, fire, feed mill, explosion, face, hand, hip, truck driver
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 303729818 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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