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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Cause of Bayer Cropscience explosion-findings released

Here’s an update on the Bayer Cropscience explosion at it’s Institure, W. Va facility. The US Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board has released preliminary findings related to the cause of the explosion, that resulted in fatalities and evacuation of some residents in the surrounding areas. Read about the original incident here. For those of […]

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