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Jan 27, 2011 01:00 AM

CSB Releases Case Study on Fatal 2008 Accident at Goodyear Tire and Rubber Plant in Houston; Cites Need for Emergency Drills, Following Pressure Vessel Codes

Washington DC, January 30, 2011 - A U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) case study released today on the 2008 heat exchanger rupture and ammonia release at the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company in Houston, Texas, identifies gaps in facility emergency response training and calls for increased adherence to existing industry codes.

Jun 11, 2008 12:00 AM

CSB Investigating Causes of Fatal Rupture of Heat Exchanger at Goodyear Synthetic Rubber Facility in Houston

The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) announced today that it is proceeding with an investigation of the causes of a recent accident at the Goodyear rubber manufacturing facility in southeast Houston, in which one employee was killed and approximately seven others were injured, including several contract workers who were exposed to hazardous anhydrous ammonia.

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