Investigation Report: Hydrogen Sulfide Poisoning, Pennington, Alabama, January 16, 2002 [open pdf - 342KB]
"This investigation report examines a hydrogen sulfide poisoning incident that occurred on January 16, 2002, at the Georgia- Pacific Naheola mill in Pennington, Alabama. Two contractors were killed, and eight were injured. County paramedics reported symptoms of hydrogen sulfide exposure. This report identifies the root and contributing causes of the incident and makes recommendations on reactive hazard identification, hydrogen sulfide safety, and emergency response."
Report No. 2002-01-I-AL
U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board: http://www.csb.gov/