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Sep 16, 2004 12:00 AM

In Final Report, CSB Cites Flawed Ventilation Design, Lack of Hazard Analysis in February 2003 Explosion at Technic Inc. Plating Chemicals Facility

Washington, DC, September 16, 2004 - The U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) today released its final report examining the causes of the February 2003 explosion and fire at a plating chemicals manufacturing facility in Cranston, Rhode Island. The report determined several root and contributing causes of the accident and made recommendations to the company and industrial safety organizations.

Feb 07, 2003 12:00 AM

CSB Team Heading to Site of Rhode Island Chemical Incident

(Washington, DC - February 7, 2003) The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) has dispatched an investigative team to the site of this morning's reported chemical explosion at Technic Inc. in Cranston, Rhode Island, south of Providence. CSB Board Member Dr. Isadore (Irv) Rosenthal will be accompanying the team, which will be headed by lead investigator Randy McClure. Preliminary reports indicate that a number of injuries occurred and that cyanide, acid, and other materials may have been present. The CSB team will immediately begin examining the nature of the accident.

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