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Apr 19, 2013 12:19 PM

CSB Releases Narrated Safety Video Containing Detailed Animation of August 6, 2012 Chevron Refinery Accident

Video was released during CSB public meeting Friday April 19, 2013, at the Richmond Civic Center.

Apr 18, 2013 02:53 PM

In Cooperation with Cal OSHA, CSB Releases Technical Report on Corrosion Found in Chevron El Segundo Refinery Crude Unit Piping

Study Finds up to 60% Wall Thinning in Carbon Steel Pipe Similar to Chevron Richmond Refinery Pipe that Led to Massive Hydrocarbon Release in August 2012

Apr 16, 2013 04:18 PM

CSB Draft Interim Report on 2012 Chevron Fire Notes Company Failed to Apply Inherently Safer Design That Could Have Prevented the Accident

Missed opportunities to apply inherently safer design, failure to identify and evaluate damage mechanism hazards, and the lack of effective safeguards culminated in the vapor cloud release and massive fire that occurred at the Chevron refinery on August 6, 2012, a draft report by the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) has found. The investigation team concluded that enhanced regulatory oversight with greater worker involvement and public participation are needed to improve oil refinery safety.

Apr 15, 2013 02:25 PM

Chevron Draft Interim Report for Public Comment

Link to the CSB's Draft Report for Public Comment

Apr 05, 2013 05:00 PM

Testimony of Don Holmstrom and Dan Tillema, P.E., U.S. Chemical Safety Board

Before the California East Bay Legislators’ Public Inquiry into Chevron Refinery Fire of August 2012​

Mar 25, 2013 12:48 PM

CSB Announces April 19 Public Meeting in Richmond, California

CSB will Vote on the Interim Report and Safety Recommendations Resulting from Chevron Refinery Investigation​

Feb 13, 2013 07:23 PM

In Cooperation with Cal OSHA CSB Releases Technical Report on Chevron 2012 Pipe Rupture and Fire Extensive Sulfidation Corrosion Noted

The U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) and the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) today released a technical evaluation report on piping samples taken from the Chevron Refinery in Richmond, California, where a hydrocarbon release and massive fire occurred on August 6, 2012. Cal/OSHA participated in this technical evaluation as part of its enforcement investigation.

CSB to Hold Public Meeting Tonight, January 15, 2014, in Richmond, California - Webcast and Public Comment Available

At the public meeting, the Board will consider and vote on the draft regulatory report of the August 6, 2012, fire at the Chevron refinery.

Sep 11, 2012 10:56 PM

Statement of CSB Chairperson Dr. Rafael Moure Richmond City Council Meeting on September 11, 2012

Statement of CSB Chairperson Dr. Rafael Moure Richmond City Council Meeting on September 11, 2012

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