An independent federal agency investigating chemical accidents to protect workers, the public, and the environment.
The flash fire that burned seven workers, one seriously, at a U.S. Ink plant in New Jersey in 2012 resulted from the accumulation of combustible dust inside a poorly designed dust collection system that had been put into operation only four days before the accident, an investigation by the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) has found.
CSB will convene public meeting on January 15th in East Rutherford, NJ
Written Testimony Submitted by U.S. Chemical Safety Board Chairman Rafael Moure-Eraso to the Joint Committee: Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works and the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions hearing entitled, "Oversight of the Implementation of the President’s Executive Order on Improving Chemical Facility Safety and Security
CSB Chairperson Says More Must be Done to Improve Process Safety Regulations in the U.S. to Prevent the Next Accident from Occurring
Over the last two decades, the CSB has made important recommendations aimed at
preventing recurrence of major industrial accidents by improving OSHA’S Process
Safety Management (PSM) Standard and EPA’s Risk Management Plan (RMP) Program.
The CSB investigation into the tragic accident at DuPont's La Porte, Texas, chemical plant got underway this morning at 8 a.m.
A team from the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) has arrived in Houston to begin its investigation into the fatal chemical release at the La Porte DuPont Plant.
CSB deploying to accident at DuPont facility near Houston, Texas
CSB Receives Peer Awards for Three Safety Videos from Television, Internet and Video Association of D.C.
Regulatory Report on Chevron Refinery Accident
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