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In Wake of Chevron 2012 Pipe Rupture and Fire in Bay Area, CSB Draft Report Proposes Overhaul of Refinery Industry Regulatory System in California; Urges Adoption of the “Safety Case” Regime to Prevent Major Chemical Accidents
“After the Rainbow" focuses on potential dangers in high school chemistry laboratories
CSB releases follow-up letter to DOT regarding emergency shutdown systems for chlorine rail-cars
Statement of the Christina Morgan, US Chemical Safety Board Recommendations Specialist;
on Executive Order 13650 Improving Chemical Facility Safety and Security Listening Session
CSB Releases Safety Video on 2009 Fatal Blast at NDK Crystal Animation Depicts Stress Corrosion Cracking; Vessels Were Not Inspected or Tested
CSB Releases 2009 NDK Explosion Investigation at a Public Meeting in Rockford, Illinois
Statement from CSB Chairperson Rafael Moure-Eraso on the Passing of Noted Chemical Process Safety Expert Professor Trevor Kletz
CSB Commends National Fire Protection Association for Expedited Development of a Comprehensive Standard for Fuel Gas Safety.
CSB Announces Public Meeting to Release Case Study and New Safety Video on 2009 Accident at NDK Crystal
In a new video safety message released today, CSB Chairperson Rafael Moure-Eraso calls for regulatory coverage of reactive chemicals following the massive ammonium nitrate explosion that killed at least 14 people and devastated the town of West, Texas, on April 17, 2013.
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