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Accident: 675256 - Employee Killed In Hazardous Waste Explosion

Accident: 675256 -- Report ID: 0454510 -- Event Date: 09/06/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12465002909/06/19933482Divex Inc.
Employee #1, the company president, was killed when an aqueous solution was poured into a drum containing a mixture of sulfuric acid and undetermined hazardous waste containing reactive/explosive chemicals, causing an explosion.
Keywords: explosion, chemical reaction, sulfuric acid, chemical
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 124650029 Fatality Other Chemists, except biochemists

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