Type B Investigation of Injury Caused by Sled Track Accident
6014 Views
Feedback
0 Comments

Favorite
Image for Type B Investigation of Injury Caused by Sled Track Accident

Type:  Lessons Learned

Publisher:  Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM (Sandia National Lab)

Published As:  Public

Date: 

Topics:  Operations, Training and Qualification, Startup Readiness, Radiation Protection, Laboratory

A worker installing a Light Emitting Diode module into a MDM25 connector on the top of the test package when the rocket motor unexpectedly fired. The worker was hospitalized with a broken leg and first and second degree burns mostly to his hands and arms. If the DOE Explosives safety manual was followed the event could have been prevented. The severity of the burn injury could have been reduced if the worker had been wearing a long sleeve cotton shirt as required by the operaing procedure.

You must be logged in to open the attachment.

Download Article
Comments about this Article
You must be logged in to add or view comments.
Related Articles
Feedback Form
How did you apply this information?
You must be logged in to use this feature
Is this article applicable to your organization?