Accident Description

Accident: LyondellBasell Fatal Chemical Release

Location: Location: La Porte, TX

Accident Occured On: 07/27/2021 | Final Report Released On:

Accident Type: Release

Investigation Status:

On July 27, 2021, a  release of 100,000 pounds of acetic acid during a maintenance event at the LyondellBasell facility in La Porte, TX, resulted in fatal injuries to two contract employees and 30 other personnel being transported to medical facilities for evaluation and/or treatment. 

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