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Accident: 103975.015 - Employee Is Caught In An Explosion At Chemical Plant And Is

Accident: 103975.015 -- Report ID: 0636900 -- Event Date: 03/15/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1302224.01503/15/2018Tri-Chem Specialty Chemicals, Llc
At 10:00 a.m. on March 15, 2018, an employee was standing near a forklift and pushed a metal lid or ring from a small drum with his foot, creating some sparks that ignited some combustible materials and oxidizers. A fire started and the employee was caught in an explosion, suffering burns all over his body and was killed.
Keywords: spark, combustible liquid, fire, explosion, burn
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1302224.015 25 M Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Chemical technicians

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