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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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Aug 12, 2005 12:00 AM

Ruptured Transfer Hose Caused August 11 Chlorine Release at Honeywell Plant in Baton Rouge; Rapid Shutoff Attributed to Upgraded Safety Systems

Washington, DC, August 12, 2005 - A three-person assessment team from the U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) said that a ruptured chlorine transfer hose, which was being used to unload a railroad chlorine tank car, resulted in the chlorine release yesterday morning at the Honeywell International plant in Baton Rouge, LA. Investigators Lisa Long, Allen Smith, and Katherine Leskin conducted interviews with employees today and will continue their work on Saturday.

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Aug 11, 2005 12:00 AM

CSB Investigators Return to Honeywell Baton Rouge Facility to Examine Chlorine Release Day After Agency Issued Report on Previous Chlorine Release and Other Incidents

Washington, DC, August 11, 2005 - A three-person team from the U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) is deploying to Baton Rouge to examine this morning's chlorine release at the Honeywell International plant. The incident occurred approximately 24 hours following a news conference in Baton Rouge at which CSB Chairman Carolyn Merritt and Lead Investigator Lisa Long presented the final CSB Investigation Report on three Honeywell toxic chemical releases - one involving chlorine - that occurred over a four-week period in the summer of 2003.

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Aug 10, 2005 12:00 AM

CSB States Three Honeywell Baton Rouge Accidents in 2003 Were Avoidable; Final Report Finds Inadequate Hazard Analyses, Work Practices Common to All

Baton Rouge, Louisiana, August 10, 2005 - The U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) today released a final report on its investigation of three incidents that occurred at the Honeywell International, Inc., plant in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in 2003. Each involved toxic releases and in one case, the death of a worker.

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Feb 23, 2005 12:00 AM

March 2 Baton Rouge Public Meeting on Honeywell Investigation Postponed

Washington, DC, February 23, 2005 - The U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board has temporarily postponed its public meeting on the investigation of three chemical incidents at the Honeywell refrigerant plant in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The meeting, which had been scheduled for Wednesday, March 2, at the Holiday Inn Select in Baton Rouge, will be rescheduled after new information has been reviewed. The new meeting time and location will be announced in the Federal Register and posted on the agency website, CSB.gov.

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Mar 30, 2004 12:00 AM

CSB Provides Interim Report to Community On Three Honeywell International Accidents at Baton Rouge, LA, Facility

Baton Rouge, LA, March 30, 2004 - Investigators from the U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) today provided a community update on the ongoing investigations into three accidents that occurred at Honeywell International in East Baton Rouge Parish over a 24-day period last summer.

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Mar 17, 2004 12:00 AM

CSB to Convene March 30 Community Meeting in Baton Rouge to Discuss Honeywell Incidents

Washington, DC, March 17, 2004 - The U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) announces that it will convene a community meeting in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, March 30, 2004, to discuss preliminary findings from the CSB's investigation of three chemical incidents at a local Honeywell chemical plant.

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Sep 29, 2003 12:00 AM

CSB Investigating Three Recent Chemical Incidents at Honeywell Baton Rouge Plant

(Washington, DC - September 29, 2003) Investigators from the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) are now examining three separate incidents that occurred in July and August at the Honeywell Specialty Materials Plant in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. These incidents impacted employees, the neighboring community, and the environment.

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Aug 14, 2003 12:00 AM

CSB Investigative Team Returning to Honeywell's Baton Rouge, LA Facility

(Washington, DC - August 14, 2003) Investigators from the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) are returning to the Honeywell refrigerant plant in Baton Rouge, Louisiana today. This will be the third time in just over three weeks that the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) has responded to an incident at this facility. CSB investigators will include yesterday's spill of hydrofluoric acid in their ongoing investigation into two earlier incidents. The acid spill Wednesday morning burned one worker and caused inhalation problems in another. Both were reported hospitalized.

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Jul 21, 2003 12:00 AM

CSB Investigative Team Heading to Site of Baton Rouge Chlorine Accident

(Washington, DC - July 21, 2003) Investigators from the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) are en route to the site of yesterday's chlorine gas release at the Honeywell refrigerant plant in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The release early Sunday morning resulted in the hospitalization of four plant workers and required about 600 nearby residents to shelter in their homes. Several residents also sought medical evaluation.

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