From: Mary Beth Mulcahy <mulcahy.marybeth**At_Symbol_Here**GMAIL.COM>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] MOCVD accidents/injuries?
Date: January 25, 2012 11:57:59 AM EST
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I don't have one that is specific to MOCVD, but here is one that was
related to another vapor deposition technique. I hope it helps you

Santa Rosa Agilent worker burned severely in flash explosion

Accident happened when someone from the lab was cleaning "a molecular
beam epitaxy device, a large piece of equipment used for producing
coatings on integrated circuits, officials said"

Mary Beth Mulcahy

On Wed, Jan 25, 2012 at 8:20 AM, Russell Vernon wrote:
Dear Div CHAS members,

I am looking for examples of incidents involving the metal organic chemical
vapor deposition equipment

If you have any you can point to I will be grateful

Some people need to look at others failures before they act as though they
believe there is an elevated hazard stories help.



Russell Vernon, Ph.D.


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