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Chemical Safety Investigation Board (CSB)

2175 K. Street
NW
Suite 400
Washington
20037-1809
USA

Telephone : (202) 261-7600
Fax : (202) 261-7650
Email : info@csb.gov
Web : www.chemsafety.gov


Article archive for Chemical Safety Investigation Board (CSB);

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US Chemical Safety Board releases new safety video into fatal May 2019 explosion involving incompatible chemicals 03 May 2022

The US Chemical Safety Board (CSB) released a new safety video on its investigation into an explosion and fire that occurred in May 2019 at the AB Specialty Silicones facility in Waukegan, Illinois. The incident killed four workers, destroyed the facility, and caused extensive damage to nearby businesses....

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US Chemical Safety Board releases new safety video on fatal 2020 fire 12 April 2022

The US Chemical Safety Board (CSB) has released a new safety video about a fatal incident at the Evergreen Packaging paper mill in Canton, North Carolina. On September 21, 2020, a fire erupted in a confined space when a heat gun fell into a bucket of flammable resin killing two contract workers....

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US Chemical Safety Board releases video highlighting agency's objectives, initiatives, and priorities 06 August 2021

The US Chemical Safety Board (CSB) has released a new video in which the safety agency's Chairperson, Dr. Katherine Lemos, shares the organisations priorities, initiatives, and objectives....

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US CSB releases safety video on fatal 2019 hydrogen sulphide release 03 August 2021

The US Chemical Safety Board (CSB) has released a safety video into the October 26, 2019, hydrogen sulfide release at the Aghorn Operating waterflood station in Odessa, Texas. The release fatally injured an Aghorn employee who was working at the facility that evening, as well as his spouse who attempted to locate him at the facility after he did not return home....

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US Chemical Safety Board releases report into fatal 2019 hydrogen sulphide release 21 May 2021

On May 21, the US Chemical Safety Board (CSB) released its final report into the fatal October 2019 hydrogen sulphide release at the Aghorn Operating waterflood station in Odessa, Texas. The release fatally injured an Aghorn employee who was working at the facility that evening, as well as his spouse who attempted to locate him at the facility after he did not return home....

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US Chemical Safety Board provides investigation update into fatal December 2020 blast 04 March 2021

The US Chemical Safety Board (CSB) has released an investigation update on the December 2020 explosion at a chemical plant in Belle, West Virginia which killed one worker and injured three others. The blast occurred in an industrial dryer unit while Optima Belle, the tenant at the plant, was performing a process to remove water from chlorinated dry bleach....

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President Trump appoints Bruce Walker as Senior Advisor to US Chemical Safety Board 03 December 2020

Bruce Walker has been appointed to a Senior Advisor post at the U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB), where he will work in policy and outreach in support of Chairman Katherine Lemos. Walker has previously served in various roles within the aerospace and defence industry, including as Vice President of Northrop Grumman....

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US Chemical Safety Board issues factual update on TPC Group explosion in November 2019 02 November 2020

On October 29, the US Chemical Safety Board (CSB) issued an interim factual update on its investigation into the November 2019 explosion at TPC Group’s facility in Port Neches, Texas. The blast caused $500 million of damage to the chemical plant and injured three workers....

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US Chemical Safety Board issues new type of safety product entitled 'Dust Hazard Learning Review' 11 September 2020

On September 10, the US Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) released a new contractor report stemming from the 2017 fatal dust explosion at the Didion Milling facility in Cambria, Wisconsin....

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US Chemical Safety Board to continue with only one board member 03 August 2020

On July 31, the US Chemical Safety Board (CSB) postponed a scheduled public meeting in which the agency was to discuss its plans on how to operate despite having a one-person board instead of its usual five-person board....