Accident Description

Accident: Improving Reactive Hazard Management

Location: Location: ,

Accident Occurred On: 08/01/2000 | Final Report Released On: 10/08/2002

Accident Type: Reactive Incident

Investigation Status: On September 17, 2003, the CSB released data on the complete set of 167 serious reactive incidents that formed the basis of the investigation.

In August 2000, following its investigation of a serious reactive incident at Morton International, the Board initiated a comprehensive review of reactive hazards nationwide. The purpose of the investigation was to develop recommendations to reduce the number and severity of such incidents.