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In Safety Message, CSB Chairperson Rafael Moure-Eraso Calls for Regulatory Coverage of Reactive Chemicals Following the West Fertilizer Explosion and Fire

In a new video safety message released today, CSB Chairperson Rafael Moure-Eraso calls for regulatory coverage of reactive chemicals following the massive ammonium nitrate explosion that killed at least 14 people and devastated the town of West, Texas, on April 17, 2013.

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Apr 02, 2012 12:00 AM

CSB Applauds AIChE’s Response to Including Reactive Hazard Awareness in College Chemical Engineering Curriculum

CSB Applauds AIChE’s Response to Including Reactive Hazard Awareness in College Chemical Engineering Curriculum; a Recommendation Resulting from the Fatal Accident at T2 Laboratories – the CSB Classifies Action as “Closed - Exceeds Recommended Action"

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Sep 22, 2009 10:00 AM

CSB Releases New Safety Video, “Runaway: Explosion at T2 Laboratories” Depicting Reactive Chemical Accident that Killed Four and Injured 32

Washington, DC, September 22, 2009 – The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) today released a new nine-minute computer animated safety video depicting a tragic reactive chemical accident that devastated T2 Laboratories in Jacksonville, Florida.

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Sep 15, 2009 10:00 AM

CSB Finds T2 Laboratories Explosion Caused by Failure of Cooling System Resulting in Runaway Chemical Reaction; Report Notes Company Did Not Recognize Hazards of Chemical Process

Jacksonville, Florida, September 15, 2009 – The massive December 2007 explosion and fire at T2 Laboratories in Jacksonville was caused by a runaway chemical reaction that likely resulted from an inadequate reactor cooling system, investigators from the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) said in a final draft report released today. The Board is to vote on the report findings and recommendations at a public meeting in Jacksonville this evening. Concluding that T2 did not recognize all of the potential hazards of the process for making a gasoline additive, the report calls for improving the education of chemical engineering students on reactive chemical hazards. The explosion and fire on December 19, 2007, killed four T2 employees and injured four others. In addition, 28 people working at nearby businesses were injured when building walls and windows blew in. The blast sent debris up to a mile away and damaged buildings within a quarter-mile of the facility.

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Aug 31, 2009 12:00 AM

CSB to Hold Public Meeting in Jacksonville, Florida, September 15; Board to Consider Final Investigation Report on Fatal Reactive Chemical Accident at T2 Laboratories

Washington, DC, August 31, 2009 – The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) announced today that it will convene a public meeting on Tuesday, September 15, 2009, in Jacksonville, Florida, at which CSB investigators will present their final report on the causes of the fatal December 2007 explosion at T2 Laboratories Inc., a local chemical manufacturer.

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Jun 10, 2009 02:13 PM

CSB Releases Safety Video on Need for Chemical Emergency Preparedness, Based on Findings from a Decade of CSB Accident Investigations

Washington, DC, - The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) today released a new safety video showing the need for emergency response agencies, companies, and communities to work closely together to prepare for the k

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Jan 25, 2008 12:00 AM

CSB Concludes Field Phase of T2 Blast Investigation in Jacksonville, FL - Higher Number of Offsite Injuries Found

Investigators from the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) today concluded the initial field investigation of the fatal accident at T2 Laboratories Inc. Among investigators' findings thus far is that that the number of people injured was more than double what was known immediately after the accident.

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Jan 03, 2008 12:00 AM

Statement by CSB Investigator-in-Charge Robert Hall Updating the Public on the Investigation of the T2 Laboratories Explosion and Fire

Statement by CSB Investigator-in-Charge Robert Hall Updating the Public on the Investigation of the T2 Laboratories Explosion and Fire.

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Dec 19, 2007 12:00 AM

CSB Deploys to Fatal Jacksonville, Florida Explosion

A board member and six-person investigation team from the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) are deploying to the scene of a fatal explosion and fire at a chemical plant which occurred today in Jacksonville, Florida.

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