Skip to Main Content

An independent federal agency investigating chemical accidents to protect workers, the public, and the environment.

Text Size AA
PRINT PAGE

Investigations

Follow Us

YouTube Facebook Twitter
 

Email Sign-up



statistics

Total # of Recommendations
784
Total # of Open Recommendations
198
Total # of Closed Recommendations
586
Total % of Open 25 vs. Closed 75

Completed Investigations

Search









Macondo Blowout and Explosion
Macondo Blowout and Explosion

Final Report Released On: 04/20/2016
On April 20, 2010, a sudden explosion and fire occurred on the oil rig. The accident resulted in the deaths of 11 workers and caused a massive, ongoing oil spill into the Gulf of Mexico. The rig...
full Investigation details

West Fertilizer Explosion and Fire
West Fertilizer Explosion and Fire

Location: West, TX
Final Report Released On: 01/28/2016
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. ...
full Investigation details

Caribbean Petroleum Refining Tank Explosion and Fire
Caribbean Petroleum Refining Tank Explosion and Fire

Location: Bayamón, PR
Final Report Released On: 10/21/2015
Company: Caribbean Petroleum Refining
A massive fire and explosion sent huge flames and smoke plumes into the air at the Carribean Petroleum Corporation near San Juan, Puerto Rico. The resulting pressure wave damaged surrounding buil...
full Investigation details

Horsehead Holding Company Fatal Explosion and Fire
Horsehead Holding Company Fatal Explosion and Fire

Location: Monaca, PA
Final Report Released On: 03/11/2015
Company: Horsehead Holding Company
On July 22, 2010, an explosion and fire killed two workers at the Horsehead Holding Company zinc recycling facility located in Monaca, PA. The facility recycles and purifies zinc through a high t...
full Investigation details

Chevron Refinery Fire
Chevron Refinery Fire

Location: Richmond, CA
Final Report Released On: 01/28/2015
Company: Chevron
An August 6, 2012, release of flammable vapor led to a fire at the Chevron Refinery in Richmond, California. The CSB released three investigation reports into this incident - an Interim Report, a...
full Investigation details

Millard Refrigerated Services Ammonia Release
Millard Refrigerated Services Ammonia Release

Location: Theodore, AL
Final Report Released On: 01/15/2015
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 ...
full Investigation details

US Ink Fire
US Ink Fire

Location: East Rutherford , NJ
Final Report Released On: 01/15/2015
Company: US Ink
An explosion and fire injured 7 workers at the US Ink facility. ...
full Investigation details

 
 
© csb.gov. All rights reserved