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Chemical Safety Board Releases New Safety Video, "Dangerously Close: Explosion in West, Texas,” Detailing Report Findings and Recommendations on 2013 Fatal West Fertilizer Company Explosion and Fire

January 29, 2016, Washington, DC – Today the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) released a safety video into the fatal April 17, 2013, fire and explosion at the West Fertilizer Company in West, Texas, which resulted in 15 fatalities, 260 injuries, and widespread community damage.


Download the CSB's West Fertilizer Company Animation

Click to download the animation of the April 17, 2013, fire and explosion at the West Fertilizer Company​


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

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