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Accident: 201340312 - Seven Employees Killed In Grain Elevator Explosion

Accident: 201340312 -- Report ID: 0729700 -- Event Date: 06/08/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30101362906/08/19985153Debruce Grain Elevator
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30101397506/16/19987363Lsi Corporation
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30101362906/08/19985153Debruce Grain Elevator
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30101397506/16/19987363Lsi Corporation
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30101362906/08/19985153Debruce Grain Elevator
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30101397506/16/19987363Lsi Corporation
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30101362906/08/19985153Debruce Grain Elevator
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30101397506/16/19987363Lsi Corporation
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30101362906/08/19985153Debruce Grain Elevator
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30101397506/16/19987363Lsi Corporation
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30101362906/08/19985153Debruce Grain Elevator
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30101397506/16/19987363Lsi Corporation
Sixteen employees were working on or near a Debruce Company grain elevator, including eight Debruce employees, three truck drivers from another company, and five temporary employees from LSI Temporary Job Services. An explosion occurred in the grain elevator and Employee's #1, #2, #3, #6, #8, #14, and #15 were killed. Employees #4, #5, #7, #10, #12, and #13 were hospitalized for burns. Employees #9, #11, and #16 were treated for burns and released from the hospital.
Keywords: burn, grain, explosion, grain elevator, truck driver
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 301013629 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported
2 301013975 Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
3 301013629 Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
4 301013975 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Truck drivers, heavy
5 301013629 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported
6 301013975 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Truck drivers, heavy
7 301013629 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
8 301013629 Non Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported
9 301013629 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported
10 301013975 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Truck drivers, heavy
11 301013629 Fatality Other Occupation not reported
12 301013629 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported
13 301013975 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported
14 301013629 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported
15 301013975 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported
16 301013975 Non Hospitalized injury Burn(Chemical) Occupation not reported

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