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Refinery explosion: How Philly dodged a catastrophe

Jun 29, 2019In the end, it was the most serious refinery accident here in decades. The June 21 explosion and fire caused no deaths but had the potential to have been catastrophic.In a bitter irony, the only fatality to result from the fire appears to be that of the facility itself, which is

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Philadelphia Explosion One in String of 'Near Miss

Jul 03, 2019The PES refinery site sprawls over 1,400 acres in south Philadelphia, comprised of two refining complexes, the Girard Point refinery, where the accident occurred, and the Point Breeze refinery, which uses sulfuric acid as a catalyst instead of HF and which at the time of the Girard Point fireball was undergoing repairs from a separate smaller

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Crane Accident Investigation

With more than 15 years experience in crane accident investigation, Tom Barth's is regarded as one of the country's most respected investigators. He has more than 38 years experience as a crane operator, inspector and instructor that provides the background needed for crane accident reconstruction.

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Chemical Safety Board (CSB)

The Chemical Safety Board (CSB) is an independent federal agency in the United States that is in charge of investigating and reporting on accidents involving chemicals. The agency's board members are appointed by the president and confirmed by the Senate. The CSB conducts root cause investigations of chemical accidents at fixed industrial facilities. . Root causes are usually

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THAILAND: EXPLOSION AT OIL REFINERY

Eng/Thai/Nat. At least two people have been killed and 13 injured in an explosion at an oil refinery in the Gulf of Thailand. A massive fire broke out after the blast, and firefighters have been battling to keep the flames away from the nine (m) million litres of fuel stored at the site.

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Cal/OSHA Enforcement Branch

Cal/OSHA; Bigge Crane Rigging Co. Accident Investigation into the Tosco Refinery 50 Unit Fire of 02/23/99 - Summary - On February 23, 1999, a fire in a crude oil processing unit at Tosco Refining Company's SFAR-Avon Refinery resulted in four worker fatalities and one serious injury.

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Worker Killed in Accident at HollyFrontier Refinery in El

Home Blog Worker Killed in Accident at HollyFrontier Refinery in El Dorado, KS. More information may be forthcoming as the investigation concludes. TX Representatives from the Lubbock County Sheriff's Department and Troopers from the Texas DPS have not yet named the person that was injured in a two-vehicle car accident that was reported

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EPA Chemical Accident Investigation Report Pennzoil

United States Environmental Protection Agency Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response (5104) EPA 550-R-98-001 March 1998 EPA CHEMICAL ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION REPORT Pennzoil Product Company Refinery Rouseville, Pennsylvania Chemical Emergency Preparedness and Prevention Office Printed on recycled paper

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Maintenance Lessons from 5 Major Oil Accidents

Shortfalls in maintenance are not the only cause—and sometimes not even the main cause of these accidents—yet there are always lessons to be learnt as we seek to continually improve our maintenance and reliability performance and reduce the possibility of safety incidents.Most of the investigation reports below come from the US Chemical

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ANACORTES REFINERY: Moments before explosion key to

ANACORTES REFINERY: Moments before explosion key to investigation. Sun | Local — Nov 28th, 1998 ANACORTES, Skagit County (AP) - Investigators so far have not found anyone who actually witnessed the explosion that killed six workers at an oil refinery here, a spokesman for the state Department of Labor Industries said Friday.

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Five years after the Texas BP refinery fatal explosion

These accidents will only stop when every refinery has made the financial and human commitment to sound process safety management. BP notes it has spent over one billion dollars repairing and improving the Texas City refinery's equipment and operations. Media reports indicate a like amount has gone to settle lawsuits filed after the accident.

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How to Write a Fire Investigation Report

Jun 30, 2019A fire investigation report includes a review of the fire and what occurred and the origin and cause of the fire if that can be determined. Show your readers the process you used to determine the origin or cause. These reports are often long, and it's better to be lengthy and include all details.

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CSB issues investigation update, animated video on

Aug 15, 2018Washington — The Chemical Safety Board has released an update of its investigation into an April 26 explosion and fire at the Husky Energy refinery in Superior, WI, as well as an animated video that explores the cause of the incident.. The explosion occurred in the refinery's fluid catalytic cracking unit while workers were on a break during a scheduled maintenance shutdown, CSB states in

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FINAL INVESTIGATION REPORT

final investigation report report no. 2012-03-i-ca january 2015 chevron richmond refinery pipe rupture and fire chevron richmond refinery #4 crude unit richmond, california key issues: august 6, 2012 chevron process safety programs chevron emergency response

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EPA Chemical Accident Investigation Report, Tosco Avon

EPA Chemical Accident Investigation Report, Tosco Avon Refinery, Martinez, California [open pdf - 2 ]. This document is a report from the Environmental Protection Agency, Chemical Emergency Preparedness and Prevention Office about an explosion and fire at the Tosco Avon Refinery

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Safety, Efficiency, and Productivity: Conflict or

investigating the oil spill—criticized BP's accident report for neglecting to "address human performance issues and organizational factors which, in any major accident investigation, constitute major contributing factors." He added that BP's investigation also ignored factors such as fatigue, long shifts, and the company's poor safety

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Construction Incidents Investigation Engineering Reports

Investigation of the July 18, 2008 Fatal Collapse of a Deep South Crane at Lyondell Basell Houston Refinery in Pasadena, TX. At your request, Dr. Scott Jin, PE, an engineer with this office, accompanied by Kelly Knighton, Assistant Area Director, visited the incident site on July 30-31, 2008.

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Chemical Safety Board (CSB)

The Chemical Safety Board (CSB) is an independent federal agency in the United States that is in charge of investigating and reporting on accidents involving chemicals. The agency's board members are appointed by the president and confirmed by the Senate. The CSB conducts root cause investigations of chemical accidents at fixed industrial facilities. . Root causes are usually

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MSHA

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR MINE SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION REPORT OF INVESTIGATION Underground Nonmetal Mine (Trona) Fatal Powered Haulage Accident April 4, 2005 Big Island Mine and Refinery OCI Wyoming LP Green River, Sweetwater County, Wyoming Mine I.D. No. 48-00154 Investigators Dale D. Teeters Mine Safety and Health Inspector

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Safety Board: Superior Refinery Explosion Happened In

May 01, 2018The initial explosion at Husky Energy's oil refinery in Superior took place in the fluid catalytic cracking unit, a senior advisor with the U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board said Tuesday. That is a part of the distillation process where the crude oil is being heated and extracted to create gasoline and petroleum-based products, said Tom Zoeller, senior advisor for the CSB.

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Challenging the immediate causes: A work accident

Challenging the immediate causes: A work accident investigation in an oil refinery using organizational analysis. Beltran SL(1), Vilela RAG(1), de Almeida IM(2). Author information: (1)Department of Environmental Health, School of Public Health, University of So Paulo, So Paulo, Brazil.

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Related Accidents in Refineries

This proportion of refinery accidents in eMARS with this profile has remained constant well into the 21st century. This study of corrosion‐related accidents in refineries is based on 99 reports of important refinery collaboration of parties directly involved in the accident investigation were used.

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Explosion

Jul 22, 2019Five days after the accident, the refinery announced plans to shut down. The fire is under investigation by the U.S. Chemical Safety Board, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, and the Fire Marshal's Office. The back-tax claim was resolved after the Revenue Department

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Explosion and fire at the Equilon Puget Sound Refinery in

The tragedy is the worst industrial accident since the Department of Labor and Industries began enforcing the Washington State Industrial Safety and Health Act (WISHA), more than 26 years ago. Investigation and Settlement. Tesoro Anacortes Refinery, March Point, Anacortes, 2003.

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DOE Accident Investigation and Prevention Program

The Department of Energy (DOE) Accident Investigation and Prevention (AIP) Program serves as a key DOE corporate safety resource for promoting accident PREVENTION through the exchange of lessons learned and information for improvement of our integrated safety management system.

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Accident Investigation Report on the Explosion and Fire at

• Department of Labour, Safety Code Services • Department of the Environment • Coroner's Office Once the Fire Department eliminated the fire hazard and the Police Department concluded that the situation did not constitute a criminal matter, WHSCC launched its investigation into the cause of this fatal workplace accident.

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U.S. Department of Energy Office of Fossil Energy Accident

This report is an independent product of the Accident Investigation Board appointed by Christopher A. Smith, Acting Assistant Secretary, Office of Fossil Energy. The Board was appointed to perform an Accident Investigation and to prepare an investigation report in accordance with Department of Energy (DOE) Order 225.1B, Accident Investigations.

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Exxon Refinery Explosion Draws Lawsuit From Texas County (2)

No Federal Investigation. A federal chemical investigation panel decided not to investigate a fire and explosion at an Exxon Mobil Corp. oil refinery near Houston that injured 37 people. The U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board said in an Aug. 1 email that it wouldn't pursue an investigation

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METROPOLITAN CONSULTING ENGINEERING FORENSICS

The US Chemical Safety Board (CSB) has issued the final regulatory report on its investigation of the August 2012 pipe rupture and ensuing fire at Chevron Corp.'s 257,000-b/d Richmond, Calif., refinery, in which the agency reinforced its call for a more-rigorous approach to safety management at US refineries.

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CSB Investigation Report: Refinery Incident (1 Killed, 8

Accident investigations Storage tanks Sulfuric acid CSB Investigation Report: Refinery Incident (1 Killed, 8 Injured, Offsite Environmental Impact), Motiva Enterprises LLC, Delaware City Refinery, Delaware City, Delaware, on July 17, 2001. PB2002108210.

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