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Explosion at Airgas Facility in Florida- CSB deploys investigative team

Washington, DC, August 30, 2016 — After the fatal explosion at the Airgas facility in Florida, an investigative team from the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) is deploying to the scene. The Airgas facility is located next to the Ascend Performance Materials plant in Cantonment, Florida, outside Pensacola. The facility has a chemical manufacturing plant […]

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Caribbean Petroleum Accident-CSB approves final report-see video

Washington DC, Oct21,2015–  The US Chemical Safety Board (CSB) today voted on the final investigation report into the 2009 massive explosion at the Caribbean Petroleum, or CAPECO, terminal facility near San Juan, Puerto Rico; the report includes recommendations for addressing regulatory gaps in safety oversight of petroleum storage facilities by the Occupational Safety and Health […]

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