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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.

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

Apr 11, 2006 12:00 AM

In Final Report on 2004 Toxic Vapor Release from MFG Chemical, CSB Calls for Improved Emergency Planning by Georgia, Whitfield County, and City of Dalton

Dalton, Georgia, April 11, 2006 - In a final report issued today, the U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) concluded that better process design, engineering, and hazard analysis would likely have prevented the 2004 runaway chemical reaction and toxic vapor cloud release at MFG Chemical Inc. and said that inadequate emergency planning by the facility, city, and county contributed to the severity of the event. The report was released at a news conference in Dalton today and also posted to the agency's web site,

Nov 16, 2004 12:00 AM

CSB Issues Preliminary Findings in Toxic Gas Release at MFG Chemical: Cites Lack of Hazard Evaluation and Emergency Response Problems

Dalton, Georgia, November 16, 2004 - The U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) today released preliminary findings on the April 2004 toxic gas release from MFG Chemical Inc. in Dalton, which forced the evacuation of more than 100 families and businesses. The findings were to be presented at a CSB community meeting in Dalton this evening.

Nov 01, 2004 12:00 AM

CSB to Hold November 16 Public Meeting in Dalton, Georgia, to Release Preliminary Findings and Hear Community Comments on MFG Chemical Investigation

Washington, DC, November 1, 2004 - The U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) will hold a community meeting in Dalton, Georgia, at 7 p.m. on November 16, 2004, to discuss the April 2004 chemical release accident at MFG Chemical Inc. Over 100 families and businesses were evacuated, and 154 people were treated at a local hospital for chemical exposure.

Apr 16, 2004 12:00 AM

Board to Conduct Root-Cause Investigation of Chemical Release from MFG Chemical Inc. in Dalton, Georgia

Washington, DC, April 16, 2004 - The U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) today announced it will conduct a root-cause investigation of the April 12 chemical accident at the MFG Chemical Inc. facility in Dalton, Georgia, which triggered a release of toxic allyl alcohol and hydrochloric acid into the surrounding community.

Apr 13, 2004 12:00 AM

CSB Investigation Team En Route to Northern Georgia Chemical Release Site

Washington, DC, April 13, 2004 - The U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) announced today it is deploying an investigative team to the site of Monday night's release of toxic allyl alcohol from the MFG Chemical Co. in Dalton, GA, north of Atlanta, which reportedly resulted in the evacuation of residents within a half-mile radius of the plant.

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