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Total # of Recommendations
686
Total # of Open Recommendations
153
Total # of Closed Recommendations
533
Total % of Open 22 vs. Closed 78

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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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Formosa Plastics Propylene Explosion
Formosa Plastics Propylene Explosion

Location: Point Comfort, TX
Final Report Released On: 07/20/2006
Company: Formosa Plastics
A forklift towing a trailer collided with a line containing highly flammable liquid propylene, causing a release and a vapor cloud explosion. Sixteen workers were injured, the process unit was he...
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Praxair Flammable Gas Cylinder Fire
Praxair Flammable Gas Cylinder Fire

Location: St. Louis, MO
Final Report Released On: 06/15/2006
Company: Praxair
On June 24, 2005, fire swept through thousands of flammable gas cylinders at the Praxair gas repackaging plant in St. Louis, Missouri. Dozens of exploding cylinders were launched into the surroun...
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Marcus Oil and Chemical Tank Explosion
Marcus Oil and Chemical Tank Explosion

Location: Houston, TX
Final Report Released On: 06/06/2006
Company: Marcus Oil
On the evening of December 3, a storage tank failed catastrophically at the Marcus Oil and Chemical polyethylene wax facility in Houston. The blast, which was felt up to 20 miles from the plant s...
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MFG Chemical Inc. Toxic Gas Release
MFG Chemical Inc. Toxic Gas Release

Location: Dalton, GA
Final Report Released On: 04/11/2006
Company: MFG Chemical
On the evening of April 12, 2004, a chemical reactor overheated at the MFG Chemical manufacturing plant, releasing toxic allyl alcohol vapor. The resulting cloud sent 154 people to a local hospit...
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Sterigenics Ethylene Oxide Explosion
Sterigenics Ethylene Oxide Explosion

Location: Ontario, CA
Final Report Released On: 03/30/2006
Company: Sterigenics
At approximately 3:00 p.m. on August 19, 2004, an explosion occurred inside an ethylene oxide sterilization chamber and an associated thermal oxidizer at the Sterigenics facility in Ontario, Cali...
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