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Accident: 200550614 - Employee Killed In Explosion At Gunpowder Factory

Accident: 200550614 -- Report ID: 0625700 -- Event Date: 11/05/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30199343211/05/19982892Goex Clear Shot Powder Company
Employee #1 was working at a gunpowder plant, unloading explosives in wheel mill bay #4 when an explosion occurred in wheel mill bay #5. The resulting fire quickly spread to his work area, which also exploded and burst into flames. Employee #1 was killed instantly.
Keywords: burn, explosives, fire, explosion, off loading, combustible dust
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 301993432 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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