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Chemical Safety Board to Vote on Final Report on April 2013 Fatal West Fertilizer Explosion and Fire; Report Includes Recommendations for Hazard Awareness, Land Use Planning and Regulatory Oversight

Waco, Texas January 28, 2016 – Today, the US Chemical Safety Board (CSB) will vote on its final report and safety recommendations on the April 17, 2013, West Fertilizer fire and explosion in West, Texas, which resulted in 15 fatalities, more than 260 injuries, and widespread community damage.

The CSB's Investigation Report into the April 2013 Fire and Explosion at West Fertilizer Company is Available for Public Preview

The Chemical Safety Board will hold a public meeting on January 28 in Waco, TX to release its final report into the West Fertilizer fire and explosion. The report is now available for public preview prior to the CSB's meeting.

Chemical Safety Board Will Hold Business Meeting on January 20 in Washington, D.C.

The Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) will convene a public meeting on January 20, 2016, starting at 1:00 p.m. EST in Washington, DC, at the CSB offices located at 1750 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Suite 910.


Chairperson Vanessa Allen Sutherland's Op-ed in the Daily Breeze

How Torrance and other California refineries can be made safer

CSB News Conference on ExxonMobil Investigation

U.S. Chemical Safety Board Finds Multiple Safety Deficiencies Led to February 2015 Explosion and Serious Near Miss at the Exxon Mobil Refinery in Torrance, California

An ongoing investigation by the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) of the February 18, 2015, explosion at the ExxonMobil refinery in Torrance, California, has uncovered multiple process safety management deficiencies that led to the accident and a serious near miss.

Webcast Information for January 13, 2016, Public Meeting in Torrance, California

Please click for information about today's webcast of the CSB public meeting in Torrance, California, on the ExxonMobil Refinery investigation

Public Meeting Announcement - January 13, 2016, Torrance, California

You are invited to attend this public meeting focusing on the US Chemical Safety Board’s (CSB) investigation of the incident at the ExxonMobil refinery in Torrance in February 2015.


Chemical Safety Board to Convene January 13, 2016, Public Meeting in Torrance, California

Chemical Safety Board to Convene January 13, 2016, Public Meeting in Torrance, California to Discuss Ongoing Investigation Into the February 2015, Accident at the ExxonMobil Refinery; Board to Also Hear From Panel on Process Safety Management Reform

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