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Feb 13, 2013 07:23 PM

In Cooperation with Cal OSHA CSB Releases Technical Report on Chevron 2012 Pipe Rupture and Fire Extensive Sulfidation Corrosion Noted

The U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) and the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) today released a technical evaluation report on piping samples taken from the Chevron Refinery in Richmond, California, where a hydrocarbon release and massive fire occurred on August 6, 2012. Cal/OSHA participated in this technical evaluation as part of its enforcement investigation.

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Feb 07, 2013 08:42 AM

CSB Releases Draft Final Report on Carbide Industries Explosion that Killed Two in Louisville, Kentucky in 2011; Company Ignored Years of Smaller, Similar Incidents in Electric Arc Furnace

CSB Releases Draft Final Report on Carbide Industries Explosion that Killed Two in Louisville, Kentucky in 2011; Company Ignored Years of Smaller, Similar Incidents in Electric Arc Furnace

CSB to Hold Public Meeting Tonight, January 15, 2014, in Richmond, California - Webcast and Public Comment Available

At the public meeting, the Board will consider and vote on the draft regulatory report of the August 6, 2012, fire at the Chevron refinery.

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Jan 17, 2013 12:49 PM

CSB Report says Honolulu Fireworks Disposal Explosion that Killed Five Workers Resulted from Unsafe Practices, Lack of National Guidelines, and Lack of Safety Provisions for Federal Contractors

CSB Report says Honolulu Fireworks Disposal Explosion that Killed Five Workers Resulted from Unsafe Practices, Lack of National Guidelines, and Lack of Safety Provisions for Federal Contractors

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Jan 17, 2013 11:13 AM

CSB Releases New Safety Video on 2011 Explosion and Fire that Killed Five Workers during a Fireworks Disposal Operation in Hawaii

The U.S. Chemical Safety Board today released a new safety video depicting the events leading up to an explosion and fire that killed five workers during a fireworks disposal operation in Waipahu, Hawaii. The new video, entitled “Deadly Contract” features a new HD animation depicting highly explosive firework components igniting inside a tunnel-like magazine.

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Jan 14, 2013 10:53 AM

CSB Announces Webcast of January 17 Public Meeting in Washington, DC, to Release Final Report into Fatal 2011 Explosion and Fire in Hawaii Involving Fireworks Disposal

CSB Announces Webcast of January 17 Public Meeting in Washington, DC, to Release Final Report into Fatal 2011 Explosion and Fire in Hawaii Involving Fireworks Disposal

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Jan 08, 2013 10:44 AM

CSB Announces Public Meeting in Washington, DC, to Release Final Report into Fatal 2011 Explosion and Fire that Fatally Injured Five Workers near Honolulu, Hawaii

CSB Announces Public Meeting in Washington, DC, to Release Final Report into Fatal 2011 Explosion and Fire that Fatally Injured Five Workers near Honolulu, Hawaii

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Jan 04, 2013 10:40 AM

Dr. Beth Rosenberg Confirmed as New CSB Board Member

Washington, D.C., January4, 2013 - Dr. Beth J. Rosenberg has been confirmed by the U. S. Senate as a board member of the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) on the first day of 2013, the agency announced today; Dr. Rosenberg fills one of three current vacancies on the Board.

Oct 22, 2012 12:00 AM

CSB Chair Moure-Eraso Addresses Nationwide Meeting of International Code Council, Saluting Progress on Key Safety Issues and Encouraging Further Code Action on Combustible Dust Hazards

CSB Chair Moure-Eraso Addresses Nationwide Meeting of International Code Council, Saluting Progress on Key Safety Issues and Encouraging Further Code Action on Combustible Dust Hazards

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