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Results: 7 Articles found.
Jul 23, 2013 01:55 PM

CSB Chairman Commends DuPont for its Updated Global Hot Work Standard; Recommendation to Company Closed as Acceptable Response

CSB Chairman Commends DuPont for its Updated Global Hot Work Standard; Recommendation to Company Closed as “Acceptable” Response

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Apr 20, 2012 12:00 AM

CSB Releases New Safety Video on Fatal Hot Work Explosion at DuPont Facility in Buffalo; “Hot Work: Hidden Hazards” Shows Danger of Inadequate Gas Monitoring Safety Video Follows Release of the CSB’s Investigative Report

CSB Releases New Safety Video on Fatal Hot Work Explosion at DuPont Facility in Buffalo; “Hot Work: Hidden Hazards” Shows Danger of Inadequate Gas Monitoring Safety Video Follows Release of the CSB’s Investigative Report – Approved at a Public Meeting Yesterday Evening

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Apr 19, 2012 11:32 PM

CSB Report on Fatal Welding Explosion at DuPont Buffalo Facility Finds Company Overlooked Hazards; Recommendation Calls on Company to Monitor Flammable Vapor Inside Storage Tanks During Hot Work

In a draft report released today at a news conference in Buffalo, the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) determined that an explosion that killed one and injured another contract welder on November 9, 2010, was caused by the ignition of flammable vinyl fluoride inside a large process tank, a hazard which had been overlooked by DuPont engineers.

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Apr 19, 2012 12:00 AM

CSB Report on Fatal Welding Explosion at DuPont Buffalo Facility Finds Company Overlooked Hazards; Recommendation Calls on Company to Monitor Flammable Vapor Inside Storage Tanks During Hot Work

CSB Report on Fatal Welding Explosion at DuPont Buffalo Facility Finds Company Overlooked Hazards; Recommendation Calls on Company to Monitor Flammable Vapor Inside Storage Tanks During Hot Work

Apr 12, 2012 11:35 PM

CSB to Hold Public Meeting to Vote on DuPont Investigative Report

The U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) announces that it will hold a public meeting on April 19, 2012, in Buffalo, New York, to present the findings from its investigation of a flammable vapor explosion on November 9, 2010, at the E.I DuPont de Nemours and Co. Inc. chemical plant in Buffalo, New York.

Apr 12, 2012 12:00 AM

CSB to Hold Public Meeting to Vote on DuPont Investigative Report

The U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) announces that it will hold a public meeting on April 19, 2012, in Buffalo, New York, to present the findings from its investigation of a flammable vapor explosion on November 9, 2010, at the E.I DuPont de Nemours and Co. Inc. chemical plant in Buffalo, New York,. The incident involved a contract welder and foreman who were repairing an agitator support atop an atmospheric storage tank containing flammable vinyl fluoride (VF). The VF vapor from interconnected, in-service process tanks flowed undetected into the tank and ignited when the welder was repairing the agitator support assembly. The welder died instantly and the foreman was burned.

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