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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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Results: 11 Articles found.
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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Mar 15, 2011 12:00 AM

Statement by CSB Chairman Rafael Moure-Eraso on Adoption of Updated Purging Requirements by the Plumbing Industry

Statement by CSB Chairman Rafael Moure-Eraso on Adoption of Updated Purging Requirements by the Plumbing Industry

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Oct 27, 2010 12:00 AM

Statement of CSB Chairman Rafael Moure-Eraso Applauding the International Code Council for Emergency Amendment to Prohibit Indoor Purging

Statement of CSB Chairman Rafael Moure-Eraso Applauding the International Code Council for Emergency Amendment to Prohibit Indoor Purging

Aug 11, 2010 03:02 PM

Statement of CSB Board Member John Bresland Commending the Action by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) to Prohibit Indoor Purging

I am pleased that the NFPA made our recommendation a high priority and took immediate steps to improve the National Fuel Gas Code. Last week, on August 5, the NFPA Standards Council gave final approval to an emergency code change, known as a Tentative Interim Amendment, that will prohibit indoor purging of industrial gas lines operating at greater than two pounds per square inch gauge (psig) or meeting certain pipe size criteria. According to the NFPA, the new requirements are designed to requ​

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Feb 04, 2010 09:00 AM

CSB Board Members Vote to Approve Urgent Gas Code Recommendations Following Deadly ConAgra Explosion at Public Meeting in Raleigh

The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) approved two urgent recommendations that national fuel gas codes be changed to improve safety when gas pipes are being purged (cleared of air) during maintenance or installation of new piping. The recommendations grow out of the CSB’s ongoing federal investigation into the June 9, 2009, natural gas explosion at the ConAgra Slim Jim production facility in Garner, North Carolina, which caused four deaths, three critical life-threatening burn injuries, and other injuries that sent a total of 67 people to the hospital.

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Jan 14, 2010 12:00 AM

CSB to Hold Feb. 4 Public Meeting in Raleigh, North Carolina, on Fatal 2009 Gas Explosion at the ConAgra Slim Jim Plant

Washington, DC, January 14, 2010 - The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) today announced that it will be holding a public meeting on Thursday, February 4, 2010, in Raleigh, North Carolina, to present preliminary findings from its investigation of the June 9, 2009, natural gas explosion and ammonia release at the ConAgra Food Slim Jim facility in Garner, North Carolina, that killed four workers and injured seventy others.

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Oct 02, 2009 09:00 AM

CSB Releases Safety Bulletin on the Dangers of Purging Gas Piping into Buildings, Urges Outdoor Venting of Gases

Washington, DC, October 2, 2009 – In a new safety bulletin based on preliminary findings from the ConAgra Foods natural gas explosion in Garner, North Carolina, the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) urged companies, gas installers, and contractors to follow safe practices during gas purging operations, including venting purged gases outdoors whenever practicable.

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