One dead after chemical accident at Buffalo Wild Wings in Massachusetts
A Buffalo Wild Wings employee in Massachusetts was killed after a chemical accident.
- The incident involved the chemical sodium hypochlorite, which is known as Super 8, which was reportedly being used to sanitize floors in the restaurant.
- The formulation is commonly used in restaurants, but it’s not immediately clear what caused the cleaning agent to become dangerous, though an investigation is under way.
- The employee using the cleaning solution was rushed to the hospital but died.
- Ten other people affected.
- Customers in the restaurant described a strong ammonia and chlorine like odor.
- “We are shocked and saddened to learn of this horrific accident at our franchise-owned sports bar and are working closely with our franchisee and the authorities while they conduct an investigation,” Buffalo Wild Wings said in a statement.