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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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New CSB Video Titled “Fire in the Valley” documents the Bayer Cropscience accidental explosion at Institute, W.Va. site

Washington, DC, March 21, 2011 – The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) today released a new safety video depicting events leading to the August 28, 2008, catastrophic explosion and fire at the Bayer CropScience facility in Institute, WV, that fatally injured two workers. The video is entitled “Fire in the Valley,” a reference to the […]

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