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The CSB issues safety recommendations to prevent the recurrence or reduce the likelihood or consequences of similar incidents or hazards in the future. Recommendations are issued to a variety of parties, including government entities, safety organizations, trade unions, trade associations, corporations, emergency response organizations, educational institutions, and public interest groups. Recommendations are published in CSB reports and are closed only by vote of the Board. The CSB tracks all recommendations and communicates regularly with recommendations recipients to ensure that the recommended corrective actions are implemented.

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Texas Tech University Chemistry Lab Explosion (1 Recommendations)
American Chemical Society (ACS) (1 Recommendations)
Open: 0% | Closed: 100%

Final Report Released On: October 19, 2011


Develop good practice guidance that identifies and describes methodologies to assess and control hazards that can be used successfully in a research laboratory.

Status: Closed - Exceeds Recommended Action
Closed - Exceeds Recommended Action (C - ERA) - Action on the recommendation meets and surpasses the objectives envisioned by the Board.

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