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Jul 20, 2006 12:00 AM

CSB Issues Case Study of Formosa Plastics Point Comfort, Texas, Fire and Explosions: Unprotected Piping, Non-Fireproofed Structures, Lack of Automatic Shutoff Valves Noted as Causes; Flame-Resistant Clothing Recommended

Washington, DC, July 20, 2006 - The U. S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) issued its final report and recommendations today in the October 6, 2005, fire and explosions at the Formosa Plastics Corporation, USA, plant in Point Comfort, Texas. In addition, the CSB released a Safety Video which includes a computer animation depicting events leading to the accident.

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Jul 20, 2006 12:00 AM

CSB Releases Safety Video with Computer Animation on Formosa Plastics Point Comfort, Texas, Fire and Explosions of October 6, 2005

Washington, DC, July 20, 2006 - The U. S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) today issued a Safety Video on the October 6, 2005, fire and explosions at the Formosa Plastics Corporation, USA, plant in Point Comfort, Texas. The video includes a computer animation depicting events leading to the accident, and features commentary by Lead Investigator Robert Hall, Investigations Manager Stephen Selk, and Board Member John Bresland.

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Oct 14, 2005 12:00 AM

CSB Probe of Point Comfort Formosa Plastics Incident Continues as Team Weighs Safety Issues; No Root-Cause Investigation Planned

Washington, DC, October 14, 2005 - The U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) is continuing its probe of the propylene fire and explosions that heavily damaged an olefins unit at the Formosa Plastics facility in Point Comfort, Texas, on October 6, injuring approximately 13 workers. Most injuries were minor, but two workers were admitted to the burn unit at a Galveston hospital, and one remains hospitalized there.

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Oct 06, 2005 12:00 AM

CSB Deploys Investigation Assessment Team to Site of Formosa Plastics Explosion in Point Comfort, Texas

Washington, DC, October 6, 2005 - The U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) is deploying a five-person assessment team to the site of an explosion and fire at the Formosa Plastics plant in Point Comfort, Texas, on the Texas coast.

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