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Accident: 99227.015 - No One Is Injured In Pipe Bomb Explosion At A U.S. Post Offi

Accident: 99227.015 -- Report ID: 0523100 -- Event Date: 09/06/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1262071.01509/07/2017U.S. Postal Service
At 3:00 p.m. on September 6, 2017, Employee #1, a postal worker, moved a package from the window receiving area to the staging area. She placed the package dow n and was walking away, when the device (a pipe bomb) detonated. No one was inju red, but Employee #1, who was seven months pregnant, was admitted to hospital fo r precautionary measures.
Keywords: detonator lead, explosion, explosives, pipe
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1262071.015 36 F Hospitalized injury

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