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
737
Total # of Open Recommendations
180
Total # of Closed Recommendations
557
Total % of Open 24 vs. Closed 76

Completed Investigations

Search









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...
full Investigation details

NDK Crystal Inc. Explosion with Offsite Fatality
NDK Crystal Inc. Explosion with Offsite Fatality

Location: Belvidere, IL
Final Report Released On: 11/14/2013
Company: NDK Crystal nc.
A large explosion at the NDK America Inc. plant launched debris 300 yards fatally injuring a member of the public. Two individuals were reported to have sustained minor injuries and were treated...
full Investigation details

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...
full Investigation details

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...
full Investigation details

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...
full Investigation details

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...
full Investigation details

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...
full Investigation details

 
 
© csb.gov. All rights reserved