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Total # of Open Recommendations
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Total # of Closed Recommendations
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Total % of Open 0 vs. Closed 100

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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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Jul 28, 2009 12:00 AM

CSB Releases New Safety Video, “Combustible Dust: An Insidious Hazard” Features Three New Animations of Major Dust Accidents, Shows Need for Comprehensive Standard and Improved Safety Practices

Washington, DC, July 28, 2009 – The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) today released a new safety video depicting how accumulations of combustible dust at worksites can provide the fuel for devastating explosions that kill and maim workers, shut down plants, and harm local economies.

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Aug 16, 2006 12:00 AM

Board Commends the Kentucky Office of Housing, Buildings, and Construction, Says New Combustible Dust Inspection Program "Exceeds Recommended Action" from Investigation of Fatal 2003 Explosion

Washington, DC, August 16, 2006 - The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) today formally commended the Kentucky Office of Housing, Buildings, and Construction (HBC) for exceeding the recommended action from the Board's investigation of the fatal 2003 dust explosion at CTA Acoustics in Corbin, Kentucky.

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Feb 15, 2005 12:00 AM

Chemical Safety Board Investigation Finds CTA Acoustics Explosion Caused by Dust Hazard That Was Known to Management, Phenolic Resin Supplier

London, KY, February 15, 2005, 9 p.m. EST - By a vote of 3-0, the U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) tonight approved the final report on the phenolic resin dust explosion at CTA Acoustics. In approving the staff report, the Board added a root cause related to Borden Chemical's product stewardship program (Borden Chemical supplied phenolic resin powder to CTA). The report identified four other root causes related to CTA's safety systems and the design of the CTA facility by former owner CertainTeed. The full report, as amended, will be available soon from CSB.gov, along with a transcript and videotape of the public meeting.

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Jan 28, 2005 12:00 AM

Board to Release Final Report and Safety Recommendations from 2003 CTA Acoustics Dust Explosion at Feb. 15 Public Meeting in London, Kentucky

Washington, DC, January 28, 2005 - The U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) has announced a public meeting in London, Kentucky, on Tuesday, February 15, 2005, at 7:00 p.m. at the London Community Center. At the meeting, the Board will review and consider the final CSB staff report on the fatal dust explosion at CTA Acoustics in Corbin, Kentucky.

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Feb 20, 2004 12:00 AM

One Year after Tragedy, CSB Investigation Focuses on Ignition Source, Hazard Awareness in CTA Acoustics Accident

(Washington, DC - February 20, 2004) One year after the deadly accident at CTA Acoustics in Corbin, KY, an investigation by the U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) continues to focus on the explosion of a combustible dust cloud, ignited by flames that escaped through the open door of a malfunctioning natural gas-fired production oven. The door was left open in an attempt to regulate the temperature of the oven.

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Jul 08, 2003 12:00 AM

Preliminary Findings Indicate Combustible Dust, Likely Ignited by a Malfunctioning Oven, Caused Fatal CTA Explosion

(Corbin, KY, July 8, 2003) The explosion and fire at the CTA Acoustics plant in Corbin, KY, earlier this year was caused when combustible dust in the plant ignited, according to preliminary findings of investigators of the U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB).

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Feb 28, 2003 12:00 AM

CSB Investigation Team To Return To Corbin (KY) Explosion Site Next Week

(Washington, DC - Feb. 28, 2003) Investigators from the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) today completed their first week's work at CTA Acoustics in Corbin, KY, where an explosion last Thursday caused four fatal injuries and left a number of workers with severe burns. The investigative team will return to the Corbin site next week.

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Feb 22, 2003 12:00 AM

CSB Investigation Team Enters Explosion Site In Corbin, Kentucky

(Washington, DC - Feb. 22, 2003) Experts from the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) today entered the site of yesterday's explosion at CTA Acoustics near Corbin, Kentucky, beginning what is expected to be a lengthy investigation into the cause of the devastating blast that seriously burned more than 10 workers.

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Feb 20, 2003 12:00 AM

CSB Deploys Investigation Team To Site Of Explosion In Corbin, Kentucky

(Washington, DC - Feb. 20, 2003) The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) has dispatched a preliminary investigative team to the site of this morning's explosion at the CTA Acoustics plant in Corbin, KY. ​

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