An independent federal agency investigating chemical accidents to protect workers, the public, and the environment.
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.
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.
By Rafael Moure-Eraso
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.
Safety Videos, Safety Bulletin and Accident Investigations Call Attention to the Hazards of Welding or Cutting Near Storage Tanks
Combustible Dust Accidents Continue to Occur
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