Tag: U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board

Chemical Safety Board Issues Report on Fatal Refinery Fire

The U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) released a final report on a fatal 2022 naphtha release and fire at the BP-Husky Toledo Refinery in Oregon, Ohio, the board announced June 24. The chemical release and fire led to the deaths of two BP employees, who were brothers. During an emergency at the […]

Safety Board Investigating Tennessee Chemical Fire

The U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) on June 4 announced it deployed a team to investigate a fatal fire at a liquid nitriding facility in downtown Chattanooga, Tennessee. One person died after suffering severe burns during the incident at the TS USA facility, which uses a nitriding process to harden the outer […]

CSB Releases Report on Fatal Dust Explosion, Fire

On December 6, the U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) released its final report on the deadly explosions and fires at the Didion Milling, Inc., dry corn milling facility in Cambria, Wisconsin. The May 2017 explosion fatally injured five employees and seriously injured another 14. The incident destroyed the facility, resulting in over […]

Chemical Safety Board: OSHA, EPA Should Revise Chemical Hazard Rules

In its final report on a chemical fire and toxic gas release at a Westlake, Louisiana, chemical facility, the U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) suggested that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and EPA revise their regulations for reactive chemical hazards. On August 27, 2020, over 1 million pounds of trichloroisocyanuric […]