Alert

CSB Public Business Meeting will be March 5th at 2 pm EDT

2/25/2021 11:22:00 AM

Next Public Business Meeting March 5th

Statement from CSB Chairman

On Ongoing Investigation into the Fatal Incident at Foundation Foods Facility in Gainesville, GA

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CSB Public Business Meeting will be March 5th at 2 pm EDT

Thursday, February 25, 2021 Next Public Business Meeting March 5th

Third CSB Update on Poultry Plant Incident

Sunday, February 7, 2021 Information Release from the CSB

Statement from CSB Chairman

Monday, February 1, 2021 On Ongoing Investigation into the Fatal Incident at Foundation Foods Facility in Gainesville, GA

Information from the January 30 Media Availability

Media Availability in Gainesville, GA

CSB Deploying to Fatal Incident at Poultry Plant

The CSB is deploying to the scene of a fatal chemical release at Prime Pak Foods in Gainesville, GA.

CSB's January 2021 Business Meeting Re-Scheduled

Monday, January 25, 2021 Public Business Meeting will be Held in February

David LaCerte joins the CSB as Senior Advisor and Executive Counsel

Hiring of LaCerte Provides Critical Leadership and Support
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Extreme Weather Safety Message

6/23/2020 5:27:00 PM

As the nation faces this year's hurricane season, it is critical that the chemical industry understand and prepare for the potential safety hazards posed by extreme weather events.

Updated BP Texas City Animation on the 15th Anniversary of the Explosion

3/23/2020 4:30:00 PM

Animation of April 26, 2018, Explosion and Fire at the Husky Energy Refinery in Superior, Wisconsin

12/19/2019 6:14:00 PM

About the CSB

The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) is an independent, nonregulatory federal agency that investigates the root causes of major chemical incidents.

Our mission is to drive chemical safety change through independent investigations to protect people and the environment. The agency was created under the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990.

IN THE CSB’S 20-YEAR HISTORY, the agency has deployed to over 130 chemical incidents and issued more than 800 recommendations that have led to numerous safety improvements across a wide variety of industries. 

Current Investigations

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Foundation Food Group Fatal Chemical Release  

On January 29, 2021, a liquid nitrogen release at the Foundation Food Group’s Prepared Foods Division in Gainesville, GA, lead to 6 fatalities and multiple injuries.

recommendations

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CSB issues safety recommendations to prevent similar incidents or hazards in the future.

View Recent Recommendation Status Updates....

completed Investigations

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Midland Resource Recovery Explosion 

A tank violently exploded while being emptied of its contents which led to the fatality of two workers and seriously injured a third. 

Statistics

Total #

841

Recommendations

118

Open Recommendations

723

Closed Recommendations

Total %

Open VS. Closed
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