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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 767418 - Employee Dies Of Burns From Flash Fire

Accident: 767418 -- Report ID: 0626300 -- Event Date: 09/27/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10668711410/09/19912892Thiokol Corp.
Employee #1 was working at his station when the chemicals from a navy mix reacted and started a flash fire and explosion. The employee could not see the fire from his position and failed to exit the building in time to save his life. He received second- and third-degree burns to over 40 percent of his body and died in the hospital on October 6, 1991.
Keywords: burn, obstructed view, fire, explosion, chemical reaction, chemical
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 106687114 Fatality Burn(Chemical) Occupation not reported

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