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Accident: 171110166 - Employee Killed In Chemical Explosion And Fire

Accident: 171110166 -- Report ID: 0454510 -- Event Date: 10/11/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30175217610/13/19972865Bayer Corporation
Employee #1 was performing his duties as a chemical operator in the rubber chemical organic unit when there was an explosion and a fire erupted. He sustained burns over 90 percent of his body, from which he died.
Keywords: burn, fire, explosion, chemical reaction, high pressure, pressure release, chemical
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 301752176 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Chemical technicians

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