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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.

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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

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Aerial view of 2008 Imperial Sugar Accident
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View of Accident Site Following 2011 Fire and Explosion
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CSB July 16 Public Meeting in Charleston, WV

CSB Will Hold July 16 Public Meeting in Charleston, WV to Release Investigation into 2010 Fatal Accident in New Cumberland, WV and Update the Public on Ongoing Investigation into Chemical Leak at Freedom Industries

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CSB Releases New Computer Animation of 2010 Deepwater Horizon Blowout

The CSB today released a narrated computer animation recreating the Deepwater Horizon blowout on April 20, 2010.

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CSB Board Approves Final Report Finding Deepwater Horizon Blowout Preventer Failed Due to Unrecognized Pipe Buckling Phenomenon During Emergency Well-Control Efforts on April 20, 2010, Leading to Environmental Disaster in Gulf of Mexico

Houston, Texas, June 5, 2014— The blowout preventer (BOP) that was intended to shut off the flow of high-pressure oil and gas from the Macondo well in the Gulf of Mexico during the disaster on the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig on April 20, 2010, failed to seal the well because drill pipe buckled for reasons the offshore drilling industry remains largely unaware of, according to a new two-volume draft investigation report released today by the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB).

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