Skip to Main Content

An independent federal agency investigating chemical accidents to protect workers, the public, and the environment.

Text Size AA
PRINT PAGE

Video

Related News

3/4/2010
The CSB has identified over 60 fatalities since 1990 due to explosions and fires from hot work activities on tanks. Hot work is defined as “[w]ork involving burning, welding, or a similar operation that is capable of initiating fires or explosions.”1...
» Download Document
3/4/2010
The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) today issued a safety bulletin warning of the hazards of conducting hot work in a variety of industries and identifying seven key lessons aimed at preventing worker deaths during hot work in and around storage tanks...
read more
 
 
© csb.gov. All rights reserved