Accident Description

Accident: Williams Olefins Plant Explosion and Fire

Location: Location: Geismar, LA

Accident Occurred On: 06/13/2013 | Final Report Released On: 10/19/2016

Accident Type: Chemical Manufacturing - Fire and Explosion

Investigation Status: The CSB's investigation was released at a news conference in Baton Rouge, LA, on 10.19.2016

A fire and explosion occurred on Thursday June 13, 2013, which fatally injured two workers at the William Olefins, Inc., plant located in Geismar, Louisiana.