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Sep 19, 2014 09:22 AM

Statement from Chairperson Rafael Moure-Eraso on Decision from the US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit Affirming CSB Authority to Investigate the April 2010 Blowout and Explosion in the Gulf of Mexico

Yesterday the U. S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit affirmed the CSB’s authority to investigate the tragic April 2010 blowout and explosion in the Gulf of Mexico.

Sep 15, 2014 12:00 AM

Statement of CSB Chairperson Rafael Moure-Eraso Warning Against Use of Methanol During Laboratory and Classroom Combustion Demonstrations, in the Wake of Reno, Nevada, Museum Fire

Warning Against Use of Methanol During Laboratory and Classroom Combustion Demonstrations, in the Wake of Reno, Nevada, Museum Fire

Sep 03, 2014 02:34 PM

Statement by CSB Chairman Rafael Moure Eraso on the Death of Former Board Member Andrea Kidd Taylor

It is with sadness today that I report on the passing of former CSB Board Member Andrea Kidd Kidd Taylor, whose commitment to occupational and environmental justice, health and safety throughout her career was inspirational.

Aug 26, 2014 09:09 AM

CSB Chairperson Moure-Eraso Warns About Danger of Hot Work on Tanks Containing Biological or Organic Material

Earlier this month a team of CSB investigators deployed to the Omega Protein facility in Moss Point, Mississippi, where a tank explosion on July 28, 2014, killed a contract worker and severely injured another.

Aug 23, 2014 04:14 PM

The Danger of Combustible Dust - NYT Op-ed

By Rafael Moure-Eraso

Aug 15, 2014 04:08 PM

CSB Releases Analysis Showing February 2014 Release of Sulfuric Acid at Tesoro Refinery in Martinez, California, Resulted from Inadequately Tightened Fitting

The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) today released a technical evaluation report on tubing samples taken from the Tesoro Refinery in Martinez, California, concluding that a sulfuric acid spill on February 12, 2014, resulted from insufficient tightening between a tube and a compression joint at a sulfuric acid sampling station.

Aug 06, 2014 01:20 PM

CSB Emphasizes Existing Resources Available on Hot Work Safety

Safety Videos, Safety Bulletin and Accident Investigations Call Attention to the Hazards of Welding or Cutting Near Storage Tanks

Aerial view of 2008 Imperial Sugar Accident
View of Accident Site Following 2011 Fire and Explosion
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