Type B Accident Investigation of the January 10, 2006, Flash Fire and Injury at the Savannah River National Laboratory

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February 1, 2006

On January 10, 2006, at approximately 7:47 a.m., a first-line manager (FLM) at the Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL) received first- and second-degree burns to his head, face, neck, and left hand that required hospitalization after a flash fire occurred during equipment cleaning operations in SRNL Laboratory D-1169.