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Total # of Recommendations
714
Total # of Open Recommendations
177
Total # of Closed Recommendations
537
Total % of Open 25 vs. Closed 75

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EQ Hazardous Waste Plant Explosions and Fire
EQ Hazardous Waste Plant Explosions and Fire

Location: Apex, NC
Final Report Released On: 04/16/2008
Company: EQ
Explosions and fire at a hazardous waste facility forced the evacuation of approximately 16,000 residents from Apex, North Carolina, on October 5, 2006. The incident likely began in the oxidizer ...
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Synthron Chemical Explosion
Synthron Chemical Explosion

Location: Morganton, NC
Final Report Released On: 07/31/2007
Company: Synthron, Inc.
One worker was fatally burned and about a dozen others were injured when a powerful explosion devastated the Synthron Inc. chemical manufacturing facility. CSB investigators believe the explosion...
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Emergency Shutdown Systems for Chlorine Transfer
Emergency Shutdown Systems for Chlorine Transfer

Final Report Released On: 06/14/2007
This bulletin compares two chlorine releases investigated by the CSB. In both, a railcar unloading hose failed and chlorine was released. In the first incident, an emergency shutdown system malfu...
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Partridge Raleigh Oilfield Explosion and Fire
Partridge Raleigh Oilfield Explosion and Fire

Location: Raleigh, MS
Final Report Released On: 06/12/2007
Company: Stringer Oilfield Services
Three contractors died and one contractor suffered serious injuries in an explosion and fire at the Partridge-Raleigh Oilfield. The contractors, all employees of Stringer Oilfield Services, were ...
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Universal Form Clamp Co. Explosion and Fire
Universal Form Clamp Co. Explosion and Fire

Location: Bellwood, IL
Final Report Released On: 04/10/2007
Company: Universal Form Clamp
One fatality and five injuries resulted from an explosion and fire in a mixing room at the Universal Form Clamp facility. Workers were heating and mixing flammable solvents in an open top tank. D...
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BP America Refinery Explosion
BP America Refinery Explosion

Location: Texas City, TX
Final Report Released On: 03/20/2007
Company: BP
At approximately 1:20 p.m. on March 23, 2005, a series of explosions occurred at the BP Texas City refinery during the restarting of a hydrocarbon isomerization unit. Fifteen workers were killed ...
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Bethune Point Wastewater Plant Explosion
Bethune Point Wastewater Plant Explosion

Location: Daytona Beach, FL
Final Report Released On: 03/13/2007
Company: City of Daytona Beach
Two municipal workers died and another was seriously injured while attempting to remove a steel canopy above a methanol storage tank at the Bethune Point wastewater plant operated by the City of ...
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