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Accident: 202077053 - Two Employees Are Burned In Explosion At Grain Mill

Accident: 202077053 -- Report ID: 0453730 -- Event Date: 12/30/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30970022701/19/20061796Dove Welding And Manufacturing Co
On December 30, 2005, Employees #1, #2, welders, and other two employees were involved in cutting and welding operations. The other two employees were working on the outside of a grain elevator leg. Employees #1 and #2 were installing a screw conveyor system inside a tunnel, attached to the grain elevator. The grain elevator belt caught on fire and broke. Then, it fell to the pit of the grain elevator. Due to the flash fire and explosion, Employees #1 and #2, who were working in the tunnel, sustained third degree burns to multiple parts of their bodies. They were hospitalized.
Keywords: burn, tunnel, screw conveyor, fire, welder, construction, welding, explosion, fall, grain elevator
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Manufacturing plant Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 1 200
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 309700227 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Welders and cutters
2 309700227 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Welders and cutters

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