Accident Description

Accident: AB Specialty Silicones, LLC

Location: Location: Waukegan, IL

Accident Occured On: 05/03/2019 | Final Report Released On:

Accident Type: Release

Investigation Status: The CSB's investigation is currently ongoing.

On Friday May 3, 2019, a massive explosion and fire occurred at the AB Specialty Silicones facility in Waukegan, IL, killing four workers and causing extensive damage to nearby businesses.