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Accident: 14483929 - One Injured, One Died Of Heart Attack Following Explosion

Accident: 14483929 -- Report ID: 0213100 -- Event Date: 11/30/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
103315812/03/19842819Stauffer Chemical Co
Employee #2 was unloading carbon disulfide from a 3,800 gal tank truck. He was following normal operating procedures when an explosion occurred at the waste treatment #1 south tank. Employee #1 ran from his office to the explosion scene, where he collapsed after suffering a fatal heart attack. Employee #2 was hospitalized. The explosion was the result of carbon disulfide leaking into the waste treatment tank.
Keywords: leak, flammable vapors, heart attack, explosion, combustible liquid, off loading, tank, carbon disulfide, chemical
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1033158 Fatality Other Occupation not reported
2 1033158 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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