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Total # of Recommendations
725
Total # of Open Recommendations
188
Total # of Closed Recommendations
537
Total % of Open 26 vs. Closed 74

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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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Formosa Plastics Vinyl Chloride Explosion
Formosa Plastics Vinyl Chloride Explosion

Location: Illiopolis, IL
Final Report Released On: 03/06/2007
Company: Formosa Plastics
On April 23, 2004, five workers were fatally injured and two others were seriously injured when an explosion occurred in a polyvinyl chloride (PVC) production unit at Formosa Plastics in Illiopol...
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DPC Enterprises Glendale Chlorine Release
DPC Enterprises Glendale Chlorine Release

Location: Glendale, AZ
Final Report Released On: 02/28/2007
Company: DPC Enterprises
On November 17, 2003, there was a release of chlorine gas from the DPC Enterprises chlorine repackaging facility in Glendale, Arizona, near Phoenix. Fourteen people, including ten police officers...
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Combustible Dust Hazard Investigation
Combustible Dust Hazard Investigation

Location: Washington, DC
Final Report Released On: 11/09/2006
In 2003, the CSB launched investigations of three major industrial explosions involving combustible powders. These explosions - in North Carolina, Kentucky, and Indiana - cost 14 lives and caused...
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Valero Refinery Asphyxiation Incident
Valero Refinery Asphyxiation Incident

Location: Delaware City, DE
Final Report Released On: 11/02/2006
Company: Valero
Two contract employees were overcome and fatally injured by nitrogen as they performed maintenance work near a 24-inch opening on the top of a reactor. One of the workers died attempting rescue. ...
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Positive Material Verification: Prevent Errors
Positive Material Verification: Prevent Errors

Location: Texas City, TX
Final Report Released On: 10/15/2006
Company: BP Texas City
On July 28, 2005, 4 months after a devastating incident in the Isomerization (Isom) Unit that killed 15 workers and injured 180, the BP Texas City refinery experienced a major fire in the Resid H...
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