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CSB follow-up letter to DOT regarding emergency shutdown systems for chlorine railcars

CSB releases follow-up letter to DOT regarding emergency shutdown systems for chlorine rail-cars

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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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Feb 28, 2007 12:00 AM

CSB Issues Final Report on Chlorine Release at DPC Enterprises in Glendale, Arizona: Report Notes Company's Lack of Engineering Safeguards

Phoenix, Arizona, February 28, 2007 - In a final report issued today, the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) concluded that insufficient safety margins, a lack of engineering safeguards, unclear procedures and training, and an absence of published guidance were among the causes of a release of up to 1,920 pounds of chlorine from the DPC Enterprises facility in Glendale, Arizona, on November 17, 2003.

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Jun 09, 2004 12:00 AM

In Preliminary Findings, CSB Investigators Say DPC Enterprises Chlorine Leak on November 17, 2003, Resulted from Improper Safety Practices, Failure to Follow Written Procedures

In Preliminary Findings, CSB Investigators Say DPC Enterprises Chlorine Leak on November 17, 2003, Resulted from Improper Safety Practices, Failure to Follow Written Procedures For more information, go to: DPC Enterprises Investigation Information Page At CSB Community Meeting, Board Members to Hear Testimony from Phoenix/Glendale Emergency Response Agencies, Company, and Residents Glendale, Arizona, June 9, 2004 - In preliminary findings set to be delivered in a community meeting here tonight, investigators from the U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) say that last November's chlorine release at the DPC Enterprises Glendale facility resulted from the failure to shut off a chlorine transfer line when safety alarms sounded. The alarms indicated the near-depletion of an essential chemical in a safety device called a scrubber, but the CSB found it was common practice to allow chlorine to flow even after the alarms sounded, in violation of the company's own written procedures.

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May 25, 2004 12:00 AM

CSB To Hold June 9 Community Meeting in Glendale, Arizona, to Present Preliminary Findings in DPC Chlorine Leak Investigation and Hear from Responders and Residents

Washington, DC, May 25, 2004 - The U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board will be holding a community meeting in Glendale, Arizona, at 6 p.m. on June 9, 2004, concerning the chlorine release accident that occurred at the DPC Enterprises repackaging facility on November 17, 2003. Fourteen people, including ten police officers, required treatment for chlorine exposure near the facility at 4909 W. Pasadena in Glendale.

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Nov 20, 2003 12:00 AM

U.S. Chemical Safety Board to Conduct Full Investigation of DPC Enterprises Chlorine Leak in Glendale, Arizona

(Washington, D.C., Nov. 20, 2003) The U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) announced today it will extend to a full investigation its inquiry into the chlorine release which occurred at the DPC Enterprises facility in Glendale, Arizona (near Phoenix) last Monday, Nov. 17.

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Nov 18, 2003 12:00 AM

U.S. Chemcial Safety Board Deploys Investigation Team to Site of DPC Enterprises Chlorine Leak in Glendale, Arizona

Washington, D.C., Nov. 18, 2003 - The U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) has deployed an investigation team to conduct a preliminary investigation into the chlorine release which occurred at the DPC Enterprises facility in Glendale, AZ, yesterday.

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