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Total # of Recommendations
737
Total # of Open Recommendations
200
Total # of Closed Recommendations
537
Total % of Open 27 vs. Closed 73

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West Pharmaceutical Services Dust Explosion and Fire
West Pharmaceutical Services Dust Explosion and Fire

Location: Kinston, NC
Final Report Released On: 09/23/2004
Company: West Pharmaceutical Services
On January 29, 2003, an explosion and fire destroyed the West Pharmaceutical Services plant in Kinston, North Carolina, causing six deaths, dozens of injuries, and hundreds of job losses. The fac...
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Isotec/Sigma Aldrich Nitric Oxide Explosion
Isotec/Sigma Aldrich Nitric Oxide Explosion

Location: Miami Township, OH
Final Report Released On: 08/24/2004
Company: Isotec
On September 21, 2003, a violent explosion destroyed an underground distillation tower at the Isotec chemical manufacturing plant in Miami Township, Ohio, injuring one worker. The explosion ruptu...
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Technic Inc. Ventilation System Explosion
Technic Inc. Ventilation System Explosion

Location: Cranston, RI
Final Report Released On: 08/20/2004
Company: Technic Inc.
On February 7, 2003, a worker was seriously injured in an explosion at Technic Inc. in Cranston, Rhode Island. The explosion occurred during maintenance on a ventilation system connected to multi...
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Removal of Hazardous Material from Piping Systems
Removal of Hazardous Material from Piping Systems

Final Report Released On: 07/15/2004
This Safety Bulletin identifies specific tasks that facilities should include in all work activities involving piping or equipment opening to ensure the complete removal of hazardous material. ...
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Sodium Hydrosulfide: Preventing Harm
Sodium Hydrosulfide: Preventing Harm

Final Report Released On: 07/15/2004
This Safety Bulletin is published to increase awareness of the hazards associated with NaHS and to outline safety practices to minimize the potential for harm to workers and the public....
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D.D. Williamson & Co. Catastrophic Vessel Failure
D.D. Williamson & Co. Catastrophic Vessel Failure

Location: Louisville, KY
Final Report Released On: 03/12/2004
Company: D.D. Williamson and Co.
On the morning of April 11, 2003, one worker was killed at the D.D. Williamson food additive plant in Louisville, Kentucky, when a process vessel became overpressurized and failed catastrophicall...
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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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