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Jan 26, 2006 12:00 AM

CSB Issues Safety Bulletin, Releases Findings and Recommendations in 2005 Acetylene Services Company (ASCO) Explosion that Killed Three in Perth Amboy, NJ

Washington, DC, January 26, 2006 - The United States Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) today issued a Safety Bulletin, warning acetylene gas producers to take special precautions in handling this potentially dangerous product. The Safety Bulletin follows a year-long investigation into a powerful explosion that killed three workers and injured a fourth at the Acetylene Services Company (ASCO) in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, on January 25, 2005.

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