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Dangerously Close: Explosion in West, Texas
1/29/2016 3:41:00 PM
CSB Safety Video on the April 17, 2013, fire and explosion at the West Fertilizer Company in West, Texas, which resulted in 15 fatalities, 260 injuries, and widespread community damage. read more
Filling Blind
10/21/2015 7:19:00 PM
CSB Safety Video on the 2009 massive explosion at the Caribbean Petroleum, or CAPECO, terminal facility near San Juan, Puerto Rico. The incident occurred when gasoline overflowed and sprayed out from a large aboveground storage tank, forming a 107-acre vapor cloud that ignited. read more

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The accident at DuPont’s facility, located east of Houston, killed four workers and injured a... read more
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