Accident: T2 Laboratories Inc. Reactive Chemical Explosion
Location: Location: Jacksonville, FL
Accident Occured On: 12/19/2007 | Final Report Released On: 09/15/2009
Accident Type: Reactive Incident
Investigation Status: The CSB final report was approved by the Board at a public meeting in Jacksonville, Florida, on 9/15/2009.
On December 19, 2007, four people were killed and 13 others were transported to the hospital when an explosion occured at T2 Laboratories Inc. during the production of a gasoline additive called methylcyclopentadienyl manganese tricarbonyl.
Work with the American Institute of Chemical Engineers to add reactive hazard awareness to baccalaureate chemical engineering curricula requirements.
Work with the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc. to add reactive hazard awareness to baccalaureate chemical engineering curricula requirements.
Inform all student members about the Process Safety Certificate Program and encourage program participation.