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Total # of Recommendations
737
Total # of Open Recommendations
200
Total # of Closed Recommendations
537
Total % of Open 27 vs. Closed 73

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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...
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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 ...
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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. ...
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Key Lessons for Preventing Incidents from Flammable Chemicals in Educational Demonstrations
Key Lessons for Preventing Incidents from Flammable Chemicals in Educational Demonstrations

Location: Reno, NV
Study Released On: 10/30/2014
Three accidents involving methanol which injured children during lab demonstrations are examined by the CSB. All the incidents involved demonstrations of flames – usually with a color additive –...
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AL Solutions Fatal Dust Explosion
AL Solutions Fatal Dust Explosion

Location: New Cumberland, WV
Final Report Released On: 07/16/2014
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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Tesoro Refinery Fatal Explosion and Fire
Tesoro Refinery Fatal Explosion and Fire

Location: Anacortes, WA
Final Report Released On: 05/01/2014
Company: Tesoro
An explosion and fire led to the fatal injury of seven employees when a nearly forty-year-old heat exchanger catastrophically failed during a maintenance operation to switch a process stream betw...
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Silver Eagle Refinery Flash Fire and Explosion and Catastrophic Pipe Explosion
Silver Eagle Refinery Flash Fire and Explosion and Catastrophic Pipe Explosion

Location: Woods Cross, UT
Final Report Released On: 04/14/2014
Company: Silver Eagle Refinery
On the evening of January 12, 2009, 2 refinery operators and 2 contractors suffered serious burns resulting from a flash fire at the Silver Eagle Refinery in Woods Cross, Utah. The accident occur...
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