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Accident: 201635109 - Three Employees Receive Injuries During Chemical Explosion

Accident: 201635109 -- Report ID: 1054191 -- Event Date: 05/09/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30874785605/09/20052833Lacamas Laboratories Inc
On May 9, 2005, Employees #1, #2, and #3 were making hydroxybenzotriazole (HOBT). There was a runaway chemical reaction resulting in an explosion. Employee #1 sustained a concussion, Employee #2 received a laceration, and Employee #3 was burned. All three were hospitalized.
Keywords: burn, laceration, chemical reaction, chemical burn, concussion, lost control
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 308747856 Hospitalized injury Concussion Occupation not reported
2 308747856 Hospitalized injury Burn(Chemical) Occupation not reported
3 308747856 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Occupation not reported

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