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Total # of Recommendations
711
Total # of Open Recommendations
174
Total # of Closed Recommendations
537
Total % of Open 24 vs. Closed 76

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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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Sonat Exploration Co. Catastrophic Vessel Overpressurization
Sonat Exploration Co. Catastrophic Vessel Overpressurization

Location: Pitkin, LA
Final Report Released On: 09/21/2000
Company: Sonat Exploration Co.
At approximately 6:15 p.m. on March 4, 1998, a catastrophic vessel failure and fire occurred near Pitkin, Louisiana, at the Temple 22-1 Common Point Separation Facility owned by Sonat Exploration...
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Morton International Inc. Runaway Chemical Reaction
Morton International Inc. Runaway Chemical Reaction

Location: Patterson, NJ
Final Report Released On: 08/16/2000
Company: Morton International Inc.
On April 8, 1998, an explosion and fire occurred during the production of Automate Yellow 96 Dye at the Morton International Inc. plant in Paterson, New Jersey. The explosion and fire were the co...
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Herrig Brothers Farm Propane Tank Explosion
Herrig Brothers Farm Propane Tank Explosion

Location: Albert City, IA
Final Report Released On: 06/23/1999
Company: Herrig Brothers
On April 9, 1998, an 18,000-gallon propane tank exploded at the Herrig Brothers farm in Albert City, Iowa. The explosion killed two volunteer firefighters and injured seven other emergency respon...
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Union Carbide Corp. Nitrogen Asphyxiation Incident
Union Carbide Corp. Nitrogen Asphyxiation Incident

Location: Hahnville, LA
Final Report Released On: 02/23/1999
Company: Union Carbide Corp.
On March 27, 1998, one worker was killed and another seriously injured when they were asphyxiated by nitrogen at Union Carbide Corporation's Taft/Star Manufacturing Plant in Hahnville, Louisiana....
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Sierra Chemical Co. High Explosives Accident
Sierra Chemical Co. High Explosives Accident

Location: Mustang, NV
Final Report Released On: 09/23/1998
Company: Sierra Chemical Company
On January 7, 1998, two explosions in rapid succession destroyed the Sierra Chemical Company Kean Canyon plant near Mustang, Nevada, killing four workers and injuring six others. ...
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