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
200
Total # of Closed Recommendations
537
Total % of Open 27 vs. Closed 73

Completed Investigations

Search









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...
full Investigation details

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 ...
full Investigation details

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...
full Investigation details

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 ...
full Investigation details

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 ...
full Investigation details

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...
full Investigation details

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...
full Investigation details

 
 
© csb.gov. All rights reserved