Accident Report Detail
Accident: 200212967 - Employee Is Killed When Struck By Flying Object
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|315785055||08/15/2011||2869||Union Carbide Corporation|
On August 13, 2011, Employee #1 was preparing a process vessel for clean-out maintenance. While opening a 12 in. view port hatch cover at the base of a resin catch vessel, pressure caused the cover to swing open. A catch strainer flew out and struck Employee #1's face. He was killed. The vessel had been previously purged with nitrogen gas.
|1||315785055||Fatality||Concussion||Miscellaneous plant and system operators|