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Accident: 27155.015 - Employee Is Burned In Chemical Fire

Accident: 27155.015 -- Report ID: 0625700 -- Event Date: 08/24/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
610478.01508/27/2012Golden Leaf Energy, Inc.
At 9:00 p.m. on August 24, 2012, an employee was stirring 180 gallon mixture of Sulfuric Acid (30 gallons) and Methanol (150 gallons) with a piece of PVC pipe w hile in a cage tote. As the employee stirred the chemicals, a static electricit y charge built up in the cage tote and the chemicals exploded causing a fire. T he employees entire body was burned in the fire. The employee was killed
Keywords: chemical burn, chemical reaction, explosion, fire, methyl alcohol, sulfuric acid
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 610478.015 37 M Fatality Chemical engineers

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