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Freedom Industries Chemical Release
Freedom Industries Chemical Release

Location: Charleston, WV
Accident Occurred On: 01/09/2014
A leak originating from a storage tank at Freedom Industries contaminated the local water supply leaving hundreds of thousands of West Virginia residents without clean drinking water. ...
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Williams Olefins Plant Explosion and Fire
Williams Olefins Plant Explosion and Fire

Location: Geismar, LA
Accident Occurred On: 06/13/2013
A fire and explosion occurred on Thursday June 13, 2013, fatally injured two workers at the William Olefins Inc, Plant located in Geismar, Louisiana....
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West Fertilizer Explosion and Fire
West Fertilizer Explosion and Fire

Location: West, TX
Accident Occurred On: 04/17/2013
A massive explosion at a fertilizer storage and distribution facility fatally injured twelve volunteer firefighters, two members of the public and caused hundreds of injuries. ...
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US Ink Fire
US Ink Fire

Location: East Rutherford , NJ
Accident Occurred On: 10/09/2012
Company: US Ink
An explosion and fire injured 7 workers at the US Ink facility. ...
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Chevron Refinery Fire
Chevron Refinery Fire

Location: Richmond, CA
Accident Occurred On: 08/06/2012
Company: Chevron
An August 6, 2012, release of flammable vapor led to a fire at the Chevron Refinery in Richmond, California. ...
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AL Solutions Fatal Dust Explosion
AL Solutions Fatal Dust Explosion

Location: New Cumberland, WV
Accident Occurred On: 12/09/2010
Company: AL Solutions
An explosion ripped through the New Cumberland A.L. Solutions titanium plant in West Virginia on December 9, 2010, fatally injuring three workers. The workers were processing titanium powder, whi...
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Millard Refrigerated Services Ammonia Release
Millard Refrigerated Services Ammonia Release

Location: Theodore, AL
Accident Occurred On: 08/23/2010
Company: Millard Refrigerated Services
The CSB is investigating an anhydrous ammonia release at the Millard Refrigerated Services, a warehouse and distribution center in Theodore, Alabama, 15 miles south of Mobile where more than 130 ...
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Completed Investigations

NDK Crystal Inc. Explosion with Offsite Fatality
NDK Crystal Inc. Explosion with Offsite Fatality

Location: Belvidere, IL
Final Report Released On: 11/14/2013
Company: NDK Crystal nc.
A large explosion at the NDK America Inc. plant launched debris 300 yards fatally injuring a member of the public. Two individuals were reported to have sustained minor injuries and were treated...
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Carbide Industries Fire and Explosion
Carbide Industries Fire and Explosion

Location: Louisville, KY
Final Report Released On: 02/07/2013
Company: Carbide Industries
Two workers were killed and two others injured as a result of a fire and explosion that occurred at the Carbide Industries facility located in Louisville, KY; the facility produces calcium carbid...
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Donaldson Enterprises, Inc. Fatal Fireworks Disassembly Explosion and Fire
Donaldson Enterprises, Inc. Fatal Fireworks Disassembly Explosion and Fire

Location: Waikele, HI
Final Report Released On: 01/17/2013
Company: Donaldson Enterprises
On April 8, an explosion occurred in a fireworks storage facility near Honolulu, Hawaii. According to media reports, the incident occurred in a bunker used to store confiscated fireworks at Donal...
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E. I. DuPont De Nemours Co. Fatal Hotwork Explosion
E. I. DuPont De Nemours Co. Fatal Hotwork Explosion

Location: Buffalo, NY
Final Report Released On: 04/19/2012
Company: E. I. DuPont De Nemours Co.
Two contractors were performing welding atop a 10,000 gallon slurry tank when hot sparks ignited flammable vapors inside the tank, causing an explosion that killed one contractor and seriously in...
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Hoeganaes Corporation Fatal Flash Fires
Hoeganaes Corporation Fatal Flash Fires

Location: Gallatin, TN
Final Report Released On: 01/05/2012
Company: Hoeganaes Corporation
Three combustible dust incidents over a six month period occurred at the Hoeganaes facility in Gallatin, TN, resulting in fatal injuries to five workers. The facility produces powdered iron and i...
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Oil Site Safety
Oil Site Safety

Location: Weleetka, OK
Final Report Released On: 10/27/2011
On April 13, 2010, the CSB released a safety video, entitled “No Place to Hang Out”. The video tells the story of the tragic deaths of 18-year-old Wade White and 16-year-old Devon Byrd, killed on...
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Texas Tech University Chemistry Lab Explosion
Texas Tech University Chemistry Lab Explosion

Location: Lubbock, TX
Final Report Released On: 10/19/2011
Company: Texas Tech University
An explosion severely injured a graduate student at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas, in the chemistry department during the handling of a high-energy metal compound, which suddenly detona...
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