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Accident: 201201860 - One Employee Killed, Three Burned, In Grain Dust Explosion

Accident: 201201860 -- Report ID: 1054114 -- Event Date: 08/08/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30475539008/09/20020723Mill Rite Farms Inc
At approximately 4:48 p.m. on August 8, 2002, Employees #1 through #4 were processing feed pellets when they became aware of a problem in the system. Employee #1 went upstairs to investigate when the dust in the air exploded, resulting in a fire. Employee #1 was killed. Employees #2 through #4 sustained serious burns and suffered from smoke inhalation and were hospitalized.
Keywords: burn, dust, agriculture, fire, feed mill, explosion, combustible dust, grain dust, smoke inhalation
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 304755390 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Farm workers
2 304755390 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Farm workers
3 304755390 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Farm workers
4 304755390 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Farm workers

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