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Accident: 134640.015 - One Employee Is Killed, Nine Are Injured In Resin Plant Expl

Accident: 134640.015 -- Report ID: 0522500 -- Event Date: 04/08/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1524024.01504/08/2021The Yenkin-Majestic Paint Corporation
At 12:02 a.m. on April 8, 2021, Employee #1 through #10 and 11 additional cowork ers were working in a Resin Plant when a vessel over pressurization caused a vap or release from the top of a kettle into a control room. The flammable vapors sp read throughout the facility and reached an ignition source causing an explosion . Employee #1 was killed, Employees #2 through #6 were hospitalized with serious injuries and Employees #7 through #10 were medically treated and released.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, arm, burn, chemical, chemical burn, chemical exposure, chemical reaction, chemical vapor, explosion, fire, flammable liquid, flammable vapors, fracture, gas, gasket, heat, high pressure, high tem
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1524024.015 22 M Hospitalized injury Machine operators, not specified
2 1524024.015 29 M Hospitalized injury Machine operators, not specified
3 1524024.015 22 M Hospitalized injury Machine operators, not specified
4 1524024.015 44 M Fatality Machine operators, not specified
5 1524024.015 29 M Hospitalized injury
6 1524024.015 25 M Hospitalized injury Machine operators, not specified

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