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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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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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Acetylene Service Company Gas Explosion
Acetylene Service Company Gas Explosion

Location: Perth Amboy, NJ
Final Report Released On: 01/26/2006
Company: Acetylene Service Company
On January 25, 2005, a gas explosion killed three workers at the Acetylene Service Company plant in Perth Amboy, NJ. The blast originated in a wooden shed located near six large storage tanks tha...
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Giant Industries Refinery Explosions and Fire
Giant Industries Refinery Explosions and Fire

Location: Gallup, NM
Final Report Released On: 10/26/2005
Company: Giant Industries
On April 8, 2004, four workers were seriously injured when highly flammable gasoline components were released and ignited at the Giant Industries Ciniza refinery, east of Gallup, New Mexico. The ...
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