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Total # of Recommendations
18
Total # of Open Recommendations
2
Total # of Closed Recommendations
16
Total % of Open 11 vs. Closed 89

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Results: 19 Articles found.
Nov 04, 2013 11:41 AM

CSB Commends National Fire Protection Association for Expedited Development of a Comprehensive Standard for Fuel Gas Safety

CSB Commends National Fire Protection Association for Expedited Development of a Comprehensive Standard for Fuel Gas Safety.

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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Aug 26, 2011 02:00 PM

Statement by CSB Board Member William Wark Commending the State of Connecticut for Enacting Legislation to Prohibit Flammable Gas Blows at Power Plants

Statement by CSB Board Member William Wark Commending the State of Connecticut for Enacting Legislation to Prohibit Flammable Gas Blows at Power Plants

May 20, 2011 12:00 AM

Statement by CSB Chairperson Rafael Moure-Eraso Commending Connecticut House of Representatives for Passing Bill Prohibiting Natural Gas Blows at Power Plants

Statement by CSB Chairperson Rafael Moure-Eraso Commending Connecticut House of Representatives for Passing Bill Prohibiting Natural Gas Blows at Power Plants

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Feb 15, 2011 12:00 AM

CSB Chairperson Moure-Eraso Encourages Adoption of Legislation to Permanently Ban Gas Blows in Connecticut

CSB Chairperson Moure-Eraso Encourages Adoption of Legislation to Permanently Ban Gas Blows in Connecticut​

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Nov 23, 2010 12:00 AM

CSB Chairperson Rafael Moure-Eraso Applauds NFPA on Establishing a New Technical Committee to Develop a Comprehensive Standard for Gas Processing Safety

Dr. Rafael Moure-Eraso, Chairperson of the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) today applauded the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) for its recent decision to establish a new technical committee to develop a comprehensive standard for gas processing safety, including the cleaning of fuel gas piping systems. The NFPA acted in response to an urgent recommendation issued by the CSB following a catastrophic natural gas explosion at Kleen Energy, a power plant under construction in Middletown, Connecticut on February 7, 2010. In that incident, workers were conducting a "gas blow," a procedure that forced natural gas at high volume and pressure through newly-installed piping to remove debris. The gas was vented to the atmosphere, where it accumulated and exploded, killing six contract workers and injuring many others.

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Oct 19, 2010 12:00 AM

CSB Safety Message Commends Connecticut for Prohibiting Natural Gas Blows, Calls on States to take Similar Action

U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) Chairman Rafael Moure-Eraso calls for a ban on the cleaning out of debris from gas piping using pressurized natural gas, a practice that is referred to in the industry as a gas blow.

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Sep 21, 2010 12:00 AM

CSB Board Member Mark Griffon Calls on American Society of Mechanical Engineers to Adopt CSB Recommendation Prohibiting Natural Gas Blows at Power Plants

U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) Member Mark Griffon today called on the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) to adopt a CSB recommendation calling for natural gas blows to be prohibited during power plant construction.

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