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Accident: 201330909 - Two Employees Die After Explosion In Pyrotechnic Facility

Accident: 201330909 -- Report ID: 0213600 -- Event Date: 03/01/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30977848803/01/20062899Grand Fireworks
At approximately 1:00 p.m. on March 1, 2006, Employees #1 and #2 were working inside a pyrotechnic manufacturing building when an explosion occurred. It is believed that Employee #2 was making whistles with a pneumatic press, when the explosion occurred. At the time of this report, the cause of the ignition was not known. Both employees died the following day.
Keywords: burn, fireworks, explosion, pyrotechnics, press
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 309778488 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported
2 309778488 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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