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CSB Board Votes on Status of Sixteen Safety Recommendations; Agency Launches New Recommendations Website Feature

The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) has recently voted to update the status of sixteen recommendations resulting from twelve accident investigations.

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May 13, 2008 12:00 AM

CSB Investigation into Massive 2006 CAI Explosion in Danvers, Massachusetts, Concludes Lack of Company Safeguards Allowed Solvent Vapor to Accumulate When Ink-Mixing Tank Was Left Heating Overnight

UPDATED 10 p.m. May 13, 2008 - At a public meeting in Danvers tonight, the U.S. Chemical Safety Board voted to approve the draft investigative report and safety recommendations. The report will be posted on CSB.gov in the next several days

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Apr 30, 2008 12:00 AM

CSB to Hold May 13 Public Meeting in Danvers, Massachusetts, to Consider CAI/Arnel Explosion Final Investigation Report

Washington, DC, April 30, 2008 - The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) announced that it will convene a public meeting on Tuesday, May 13, 2008, in Danvers, Massachusetts, to review the final CSB investigation report on the causes of the November 2006 explosion at the CAI/Arnel ink and paint manufacturing plant.

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Nov 15, 2007 12:00 AM

One Year after Massive Blast in Danvers, Massachusetts, CSB Analysis Confirms Solvent Vapor Explosion, Examination of State's Fire Safety Oversight Continues

The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) today announced that laboratory testing of chemicals involved in the November 22, 2006, explosion at a Danvers, Massachusetts, printing ink manufacturing company is complete, and confirms that the mixture in the tank was sufficiently volatile to cause the explosion.

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May 09, 2007 12:00 AM

In Preliminary Findings, CSB Investigators Say 2006 Danvers, Massachusetts, Explosion Caused by Solvent Vapor Accumulation, Lack of Ventilation inside Building; Flammable Liquid Safety Standards Were Not Implemented, CSB Investigators Find

In preliminary findings released today, U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) investigators said that the November 2006 explosion which destroyed a local ink and paint manufacturing plant and damaged scores of nearby buildings was most likely caused by the inadvertent overheating of solvents left stirring overnight in an unsealed mixing tank, releasing flammable vapor which accumulated and ignited.

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Apr 18, 2007 12:00 AM

CSB to Convene May 9 Community Meeting in Danvers, Mass., Explosion Investigation, Present Preliminary Findings, Hear Public Comments

The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) today announced that it will be holding a community meeting on May 9 in Danvers, Massachusetts, to present preliminary findings from its investigation of the November 22, 2006, explosion at the CAI/Arnel ink and paint manufacturing facility in Danversport which damaged or destroyed approximately 100 nearby homes and businesses.

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Feb 06, 2007 12:00 AM

CSB Investigation of Danvers Accident Continues as Team Weighs Explosion Models; CSB Chairman Urges All Businesses Pay Heightened Attention to Flammable Solvent Safety

The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) is continuing its investigation to determine the root causes of the powerful explosion in Danvers, Massachusetts, which damaged or destroyed dozens of homes and businesses during the early morning hours of November 22, 2006.

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Dec 01, 2006 12:00 AM

CSB Continues Investigation of Massachusetts Chemical Plant Explosion: Statement of Lead Investigator John Vorderbrueggen

CSB Investigator-in-Charge John Vorderbrueggen, PE, issued the following factual update to the investigation of the Danvers, Massachusetts, chemical plant explosion on November 22, 2006.

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Nov 22, 2006 12:00 AM

CSB Deploys Investigators to Site of CAI, Inc. Explosion and Community Damage in Danvers, Massachusetts

The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) is deploying an investigation team to begin an assessment of the explosion that occurred at CAI, Inc. in Danvers, Massachusetts, a suburb of Boston.

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