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10/30/2014
Today the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) released a safety bulletin called “Key Lessons for Preventing Incidents from Flammable Chemicals in Educational Demonstrations” based on three recent serious incidents in Nevada, Colorado, and Illinois where...
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10/28/2014
Today the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) released a safety video into the fatal April 2, 2010, explosion and fire at the Tesoro refinery in Anacortes, Washington.
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An August 6, 2012, release of flammable vapor led to a fire at the Chevron Refinery in Richmond,... read more
An explosion and fire led to the deaths of seven employees at the Tesoro refinery in Anacortes,... read more
On April 20, 2010, a sudden explosion and fire occurred on the oil rig. The accident resulted in... read more

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Behind the Curve
10/28/2014 1:58:00 PM
A safety video about the fatal April 2, 2010, explosion and fire at the Tesoro refinery in Anacortes, Washington. A nearly 40-year-old heat exchanger violently ruptured, causing an explosion and fire that fatally injured seven workers – the largest loss of life at a U.S. refinery since 2005. read more
CSB Safety Message Highlighting Important Role of Recommendations Program in Agency Mission
10/8/2014 3:04:00 PM
A video safety message discussing the role that the CSB recommendations program plays in ensuring that the Board’s accident investigations have a lasting impact on industrial safety. read more

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