A detonation occurred during the preparation of munitions destruction furnaces by a specialised firm at a military installation.
These operations, performed by a team of 5 professionals, consisted of preparing holes and filling them with munitions intended for destruction. A technician at the bottom of the hole removed the ordnance from crates (opening each crate, emptying its contents). Two co-workers were assigned to hand the technician full crates and recovered the empties at the edge of the hole. These two employees then placed the empty cra [...]