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Total # of Recommendations
686
Total # of Open Recommendations
153
Total # of Closed Recommendations
533
Total % of Open 22 vs. Closed 78

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Improving Reactive Hazard Management
Improving Reactive Hazard Management

Final Report Released On: 09/17/2002
In August 2000, following its investigation of a serious reactive incident at Morton International, the Board initiated a comprehensive review of reactive hazards nationwide. The purpose of the ...
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Motiva Enterprises Sulfuric Acid Tank Explosion
Motiva Enterprises Sulfuric Acid Tank Explosion

Location: Delaware City, DE
Final Report Released On: 08/28/2002
Company: Motiva Enterprises
On July 17, 2001, an explosion occurred at the Motiva Enterprises refinery in Delaware City, Delaware. A work crew had been repairing a catwalk above a sulfuric acid storage tank farm when a spar...
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BP Amoco Thermal Decomposition Incident
BP Amoco Thermal Decomposition Incident

Location: Augusta, GA
Final Report Released On: 05/20/2002
Company: BP Amoco
On March 13, 2001, three people were killed as they opened a process vessel containing hot plastic at the BP Amoco Polymers plant in Augusta, Georgia. They were unaware that the vessel was press...
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Concept Sciences Hydroxylamine Explosion
Concept Sciences Hydroxylamine Explosion

Location: Allentown, PA
Final Report Released On: 02/01/2002
Company: Concept Sciences Inc.
On February 19, 1999, a process vessel containing several hundred pounds of hydroxylamine exploded at the Concept Sciences Inc. production facility near Allentown, Pennsylvania. Employees were di...
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Bethlehem Steel Corporation Gas Condensate Fire
Bethlehem Steel Corporation Gas Condensate Fire

Location: Chesterton, IN
Final Report Released On: 12/06/2001
Company: Bethlehem Steel Corporation
On February 2, 2001, a fire occurred at Bethlehem Steel Corporation's Burns Harbor mill in Chesterton, Indiana. One Bethlehem Steel millwright and one contractor supervisor died. Four Bethlehem S...
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Management of Change

Final Report Released On: 08/28/2001
The U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) issues this Safety Bulletin to focus attention on the need for systematically managing the safety effects of process changes in the c...
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Tosco Avon Refinery Petroleum Naphtha Fire
Tosco Avon Refinery Petroleum Naphtha Fire

Location: Martinez, CA
Final Report Released On: 03/21/2001
Company: Tosco Corporation
On February 23, 1999, a fire occurred in the crude unit at Tosco Corporation. Avon oil refinery in Martinez, California. Workers were attempting to replace piping attached to a 150-foot-tall frac...
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