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Total # of Recommendations
6
Total # of Open Recommendations
1
Total # of Closed Recommendations
5
Total % of Open 17 vs. Closed 83

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Aug 23, 2014 04:14 PM

The Danger of Combustible Dust - NYT Op-ed

By Rafael Moure-Eraso

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Aerial view of 2008 Imperial Sugar Accident
Jul 25, 2013 03:32 PM

U.S. Chemical Safety Board Determines OSHA Response to Seven Open CSB Recommendations on Dust, Fuel Gas, and Process Safety Management to be “Unacceptable;” Board Votes to Designate a Combustible Dust Standard as “Most Wanted”

U.S. Chemical Safety Board Determines OSHA Response to Seven Open CSB Recommendations on Dust, Fuel Gas, and Process Safety Management to be “Unacceptable;” Board Votes to Designate a Combustible Dust Standard as “Most Wanted”

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Oct 20, 2006 12:00 AM

CSB to Hold November 9, 2006, Public Meeting on Combustible Dust Hazard Study Findings and Proposed Recommendations in Washington, DC

Washington, DC, October 20, 2006 - The CSB today announced it is convening a public meeting related to its investigation of combustible dust hazards at industrial facilities. The Board will be considering the findings and proposed recommendations of the draft report. The meeting will begin at 9:30 a.m. on November 9, 2006, in the Diplomat/Consulate room of the Embassy Suites Downtown Washington, 1250 22nd Street, NW, Washington, DC.

Oct 09, 2006 12:00 AM

CSB Considers Final Report on Combustible Dust Hazards at Public Meeting Today

Washington, DC, November 9, 2006 – At a public meeting here today, the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) will consider its final report from a two-year investigation of the hazards of combustible dust in industry and is likely to recommend new safety measures for avoiding combustible dust explosions and fires.

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Jun 22, 2005 12:00 AM

CSB Reports Chemical Dust Explosions are "Serious Problem;" Nearly 200 Accidents took 100 Lives; Data, Testimony Noted at Publice Hearing Today

Washington, DC, June 22, 2005 – Carolyn Merritt, Chairman of the U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) declared chemical dust explosions in the United States are a “serious industrial safety problem” in opening a day-long hearing into the hazards of such accidents. Chairman Merritt noted the CSB’s preliminary research reveals that nearly 200 dust fires and explosions have occurred in U.S. industrial facilities over the past 25 years, resulting in approximately 100 fatalities and 600 injuries.

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Jun 16, 2005 12:00 AM

News Release June 16, 2005 - Agenda for June 22 CSB Public Hearing on Combustible Dust Hazards

News Release June 16, 2005 - Agenda for June 22 CSB Public Hearing on Combustible Dust Hazards

Jun 13, 2005 07:15 PM

Panelists Announced for CSB June 22, 2005, Public Hearing on Chemical Dust Explosions; Nearly 200 Accidents took 100 Lives

Washington, DC, June 13, 2005 - The U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) today announced the names of key panelists who will testify at a public hearing concerning the causes of chemical dust explosions and fires at industrial facilities. The hearing is part of an ongoing investigation into the causes and prevention of dust explosions, like the tragedies in Kinston, North Carolina (West Pharmaceutical Services), Corbin, Kentucky (CTA Acoustics), and Huntington, Indiana (Haye​

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