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Accident: 104153.015 - Employee Is Killed When Pyrotechnic Chemicals Explode

Accident: 104153.015 -- Report ID: 0854910 -- Event Date: 03/26/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1304229.01503/26/2018Autoliv Asp, Inc.-Pro
At 1:51 a.m. on March 26, 2018, an employee was mixing 100 pounds of pyrotechnic chemicals in a mixer. An ignition occurred as the employee was lifting the mixing blade out of the mixing bowl which caused an explosion. The employee sustained burns over 90 percent of the body and died.
Keywords: pyrotechnics, burn, mixer blade, explosion, chemical
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1304229.015 64 M Fatality Burn(Chemical) Mixing and blending machine operators

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