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Accident: 200000560 - One Employee Killed, Two Injured When Detonators Explode

Accident: 200000560 -- Report ID: 0728500 -- Event Date: 08/26/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30224277108/27/19984953Ici Explosive Environmental Company
On August 26, 1998, Employee #1 was handling electric detonators to be destroyed in a hazardous waste incinerator when an explosion occurred. Employee #1 was killed. Employees #2 and #3 sustained injuries that required hospitalization.
Keywords: explosives, explosion, struck by, flying object, detonator lead
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 302242771 Fatality Puncture Machine operators, not specified
2 302242771 Hospitalized injury Puncture Machine operators, not specified
3 302242771 Hospitalized injury Puncture Freight, stock and material handlers, n.e.c.

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