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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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Carbide Industries Fire and Explosion
Carbide Industries Fire and Explosion

Location: Louisville, KY
Final Report Released On: 02/07/2013
Company: Carbide Industries
Two workers were killed and two others injured as a result of a fire and explosion that occurred at the Carbide Industries facility located in Louisville, KY; the facility produces calcium carbid...
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Donaldson Enterprises, Inc. Fatal Fireworks Disassembly Explosion and Fire
Donaldson Enterprises, Inc. Fatal Fireworks Disassembly Explosion and Fire

Location: Waipahu, HI
Final Report Released On: 01/17/2013
Company: Donaldson Enterprises
On April 8, an explosion occurred in a fireworks storage facility near Honolulu, Hawaii. According to media reports, the incident occurred in a bunker used to store confiscated fireworks at Donal...
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E. I. DuPont De Nemours Co. Fatal Hotwork Explosion
E. I. DuPont De Nemours Co. Fatal Hotwork Explosion

Location: Buffalo, NY
Final Report Released On: 04/19/2012
Company: E. I. DuPont De Nemours Co.
Two contractors were performing welding atop a 10,000 gallon slurry tank when hot sparks ignited flammable vapors inside the tank, causing an explosion that killed one contractor and seriously in...
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Hoeganaes Corporation Fatal Flash Fires
Hoeganaes Corporation Fatal Flash Fires

Location: Gallatin, TN
Final Report Released On: 01/05/2012
Company: Hoeganaes Corporation
Three combustible dust incidents over a six month period occurred at the Hoeganaes facility in Gallatin, TN, resulting in fatal injuries to five workers. The facility produces powdered iron and i...
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Oil Site Safety
Oil Site Safety

Location: Weleetka, OK
Final Report Released On: 10/27/2011
On April 13, 2010, the CSB released a safety video, entitled “No Place to Hang Out”. The video tells the story of the tragic deaths of 18-year-old Wade White and 16-year-old Devon Byrd, killed on...
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Texas Tech University Chemistry Lab Explosion
Texas Tech University Chemistry Lab Explosion

Location: Lubbock, TX
Final Report Released On: 10/19/2011
Company: Texas Tech University
An explosion severely injured a graduate student at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas, in the chemistry department during the handling of a high-energy metal compound, which suddenly detona...
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DuPont Corporation Toxic Chemical Releases
DuPont Corporation Toxic Chemical Releases

Location: Belle, WV
Final Report Released On: 09/20/2011
Company: DuPont Corporation
On January 23, there was a release of highly toxic phosgene, exposing a veteran operator at the DuPont facility in Belle, West Virginia and resulting in his death one day later. DuPont offic...
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