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CSB board approves the West Fertilizer Company report and recommendations with a unanimous vote

The final report and recommendations are based on the investigation by the CSB of the April 17, 2013, fire and explosion that killed 15 people and injured 260 others in West, Texas.

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Chemical Safety Board Releases New Safety Video, "Dangerously Close: Explosion in West, Texas,” Detailing Report Findings and Recommendations on 2013 Fatal West Fertilizer Company Explosion and Fire

January 29, 2016, Washington, DC – Today the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) released a safety video into the fatal April 17, 2013, fire and explosion at the West Fertilizer Company in West, Texas, which resulted in 15 fatalities, 260 injuries, and widespread community damage.

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Download the CSB's West Fertilizer Company Animation

Click to download the animation of the April 17, 2013, fire and explosion at the West Fertilizer Company​

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Chemical Safety Board to Vote on Final Report on April 2013 Fatal West Fertilizer Explosion and Fire; Report Includes Recommendations for Hazard Awareness, Land Use Planning and Regulatory Oversight

Waco, Texas January 28, 2016 – Today, the US Chemical Safety Board (CSB) will vote on its final report and safety recommendations on the April 17, 2013, West Fertilizer fire and explosion in West, Texas, which resulted in 15 fatalities, more than 260 injuries, and widespread community damage.

The CSB's Investigation Report into the April 2013 Fire and Explosion at West Fertilizer Company is Available for Public Preview

The Chemical Safety Board will hold a public meeting on January 28 in Waco, TX to release its final report into the West Fertilizer fire and explosion. The report is now available for public preview prior to the CSB's meeting.

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Board Member Rick Engler Applauds Recent Updates to NFPAs Hazardous Materials Code

Chemical Safety Board Applauds Recent Updates to NFPA’s Hazardous Materials Code

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CSB Recommends Safety Improvements to U.S. Department of Transportation Emergency Response Guidebook Widely Used by Firefighters

DOT Urged to Clarify How Responders Deal with Chemical Accidents at Fixed Facilities as Well as Those on Rails and Roads

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