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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 308233089 - Avondale Mill, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: South Carolina Priv

Nr: 308233089Report ID: 0454510Open Date: 01/19/2005

Avondale Mill, Inc.
Leightner Street Extension
Graniteville, SC 29829
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 2211/Broadwoven Fabric Mills, Cotton
NAICS: 313210/Broadwoven Fabric Mills
Mailing: Po Box 128, Graniteville, SC 29829

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Health Close Conference:04/08/2005
Planning Guide: Health-Manufacturing Close Case:05/23/2005

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident100375674    

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200373413Event: 01/06/2005Six Employees Are Killed By Chlorine Gas From Railroad Car
On January 6, 2005, Employees #1, #2, #3, #4, #5 and #6, while working at the work stations, died from exposure to chlorine gas from a ruptured railroad tank car, which was damaged from a train derailment on a rail line near the work site.
Keywords: burn, lung, vapor, railroad car, inhalation, gas, chlorine, railroad, chemical
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 308233089 Fatality Burn(Chemical) Miscellaneous textile machine operators
2 308233089 Fatality Burn(Chemical) Miscellaneous textile machine operators
3 308233089 Fatality Burn(Chemical) Miscellaneous textile machine operators
4 308233089 Fatality Burn(Chemical) Miscellaneous textile machine operators
5 308233089 Fatality Burn(Chemical) Miscellaneous textile machine operators
6 308233089 Fatality Burn(Chemical) Miscellaneous textile machine operators

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