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Arkema Inc. Chemical Plant Fire
Arkema Inc. Chemical Plant Fire

Location: Crosby, TX
Incident Occurred On: 08/29/2017
On August 29, 2017, flooding from Hurricane Harvey disabled the refrigeration system at the Arkema plant in Crosby, TX, which manufactures organic peroxides. The following day people within a 1.5...
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Didion Milling Company Explosion and Fire

Location: Cambria, WI
Incident Occurred On: 05/31/2017
An explosion killed five workers....
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Midland Resources Recovery Explosion

Location: Barbour County, WV
Incident Occurred On: 05/24/2017
A tank violently exploded while it was being emptied of its contents. ...
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Loy Lange Box Company Pressure Vessel Explosion
Loy Lange Box Company Pressure Vessel Explosion

Location: St. Louis , MO
Incident Occurred On: 04/03/2017
A massive steam explosion caused a steel vessel weighing approximately 2,000 pounds to launch itself into the air. The initial explosion killed one worker and critically injured another. The vess...
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Packaging Corporation of America Hot Work Explosion
Packaging Corporation of America Hot Work Explosion

Location: Deridder, LA
Incident Occurred On: 02/08/2017
On February 8, 2017, three contractors were fatally injured and seven contractors sustained injuries in an explosion at the Packaging Corporation of America facility in DeRidder, LA. The fatally ...
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MGPI Processing, Inc. Toxic Chemical Release
MGPI Processing, Inc. Toxic Chemical Release

Location: Atchison, KS
Incident Occurred On: 10/21/2016
On October 21, 2016, a chemical release occurred at the MGPI Processing plant in Atchison, Kansas. MGPI Processing produces distilled spirits and specialty wheat proteins and starches. The rele...
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Sunoco Logistics Partners Flash Fire
Sunoco Logistics Partners Flash Fire

Location: Nederland, TX
Incident Occurred On: 08/12/2016
On August 12, 2016, seven workers were injured - three critically - when a flash fire occurred during hot work activities at Sunoco Logistics Partners, a terminal facility in Nederland, Texas....
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ExxonMobil Refinery Chemical Release and Fire
ExxonMobil Refinery Chemical Release and Fire

Location: Baton Rouge, LA
Final Report Released On: 09/18/2017
On November 22, 2016, an isobutane release occurred in the sulfuric acid alkylation unit at the ExxonMobil Refinery in Baton Rouge, Louisiana which resulted in four serious injuries to workers an...
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Delaware City Refining Company
Delaware City Refining Company

Location: Delaware City, DE
Final Report Released On: 05/18/2017
On Sunday, November 29, 2015, an operator at the Delaware City Refining Company’s (DCRC) Kellogg Alkylation Unit suffered second degree burns to his face and neck areas while performing de-invent...
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Freedom Industries Chemical Release
Freedom Industries Chemical Release

Location: Charleston, WV
Final Report Released On: 05/11/2017
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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ExxonMobil Refinery Explosion
ExxonMobil Refinery Explosion

Location: Torrance, CA
Final Report Released On: 05/03/2017
A February 18, 2015, explosion in a gasoline processing unit at the ExxonMobil Refinery in Torrance, CA, led to two workers suffering minor injuries and debris being dispersed into the surroundin...
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AirGas Facility Fatal Explosion
AirGas Facility Fatal Explosion

Location: Pensacola, FL
Final Report Released On: 04/20/2017
The CSB's final report was released at a news conference in Pensacola, FL on 4/20/2017. ...
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Williams Olefins Plant Explosion and Fire
Williams Olefins Plant Explosion and Fire

Location: Geismar, LA
Final Report Released On: 10/19/2016
A fire and explosion occurred on Thursday June 13, 2013, which fatally injured two workers at the William Olefins, Inc., plant located in Geismar, Louisiana....
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Tesoro Martinez Sulfuric Acid Spill
Tesoro Martinez Sulfuric Acid Spill

Location: Martinez, CA
Final Report Released On: 08/02/2016
A sulfuric acid spill on February 12, 2014, burned two workers in the refinery’s alkylation unit, who were transported to the nearest hospital burn unit by life flight. The incident occurred when...
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