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Goodyear Heat Exchanger Rupture
FINAL REPORT: Goodyear
Location: Houston, TX
Accident Occurred On: 06/11/2008
Final Report Released On: 01/27/2011
Accident Type: Chemical Manufacturing - Fire and Explosion
Company Name: Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company

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Accident Description
On June 11, 2008, one worker was killed and approximately seven others were injured, during a maintenance operation on a heat exchanger. Ammonia overpressured inside the exchanger, causing it to rupture.
Investigation Status
The CSB investigation is completed.


 

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