An independent federal agency investigating chemical accidents to protect workers, the public, and the environment.
Today the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) released a safety bulletin called “Key Lessons for Preventing Incidents from Flammable Chemicals in Educational Demonstrations” based on three recent serious incidents in Nevada, Colorado, and Illinois where children were burned while observing laboratory demonstrations involving flammable liquid methanol.
Today the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) released a safety video into the fatal April 2, 2010, explosion and fire at the Tesoro refinery in Anacortes, Washington.
By Rafael Moure-Eraso
DOT Urged to Clarify How Responders Deal with Chemical Accidents at Fixed Facilities as Well as
Those on Rails and Roads
The U.S. Chemical Safety Board today released a video safety message discussing the role that the CSB recommendations program plays in ensuring that the Board’s accident investigations have a lasting impact on industrial safety.
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.
Warning Against Use of Methanol During Laboratory and Classroom Combustion Demonstrations, in the Wake of Reno, Nevada, Museum Fire
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.
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