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Total # of Recommendations
711
Total # of Open Recommendations
174
Total # of Closed Recommendations
537
Total % of Open 24 vs. Closed 76

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Catalyst Systems Inc. Reactive Chemical Explosion
Catalyst Systems Inc. Reactive Chemical Explosion

Location: Gnadenhutten, OH
Final Report Released On: 10/29/2003
Company: Catalyst Systems Inc.
On January 2, 2003, a vacuum dryer holding nearly 200 pounds of benzoyl peroxide exploded at the Catalyst Systems Inc. production facility in Gnadenhutten, Ohio. Employees were in the process of ...
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First Chemical Corp. Reactive Chemical Explosion
First Chemical Corp. Reactive Chemical Explosion

Location: Pascgoula, MS
Final Report Released On: 10/15/2003
Company: First Chemical Corporation
On October 13, 2002, a violent explosion occurred in a chemical distillation tower at First Chemical Corporation in Pascagoula, Mississippi, sending heavy debris over a wide area. Three workers i...
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Kaltech Industries Waste Mixing Explosion
Kaltech Industries Waste Mixing Explosion

Location: New York , NY
Final Report Released On: 09/30/2003
Company: Kaltech Industries
On April 25, 2002, an explosion occurred at Kaltech Industries, a sign manufacturer in the Chelsea neighborhood of New York City, injuring 36 people seriously enough to seek hospital treatment, i...
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Environmental Enterprises Hydrogen Sulfide Release
Environmental Enterprises Hydrogen Sulfide Release

Location: Cincinnati, OH
Final Report Released On: 09/17/2003
Company: Environmental Enterprises
On December 11, 2002, one maintenance employee was overcome when he inhaled hydrogen sulfide gas from a waste processing vessel at Environmental Enterprises, a hazardous waste treatment company i...
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BLSR Operating Ltd. Vapor Cloud Fire
BLSR Operating Ltd. Vapor Cloud Fire

Location: Rosharon, TX
Final Report Released On: 09/17/2003
Company: BLSR Operating Ltd.
On January 13, 2003, a vapor cloud fire erupted at the BLSR Operating Ltd. oilfield waste disposal facility near Rosharon, Texas, south of Houston. The fire occurred as two vacuum trucks were del...
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Hazards of Nitrogen Asphyxiation
Hazards of Nitrogen Asphyxiation

Final Report Released On: 06/25/2003
Every year people are killed by breathing “air” that contains too little oxygen. Because 78 percent of the air we breathe is nitrogen gas, many people assume that nitrogen is not harmful. Howev...
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DPC Enterprises Festus Chlorine Release
DPC Enterprises Festus Chlorine Release

Location: Festus, MO
Final Report Released On: 05/01/2003
Company: DPC Enterprises
On August 14, 2002, a chlorine transfer hose ruptured during a rail car unloading operation at the DPC Enterprises chlorine repackaging facility near Festus, Missouri. The hose rupture ultimately...
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