Accident Description

Accident: AB Specialty Silicones, LLC

Location: Location: Waukegan, IL

Accident Occurred On: 05/03/2019 | Final Report Released On: 09/24/2021

Accident Type: Release

Investigation Status: The CSB's final report was approved at a public board meeting on Friday September 24, 2021. The final report will be posted shortly.

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.