combustible dust accident

Combustible Dust Hazards- call to action by US Chemical Safety Board

Washington, D.C., October 24, 2018 – Today, the U.S. Chemical Safety Board, as part of its investigation into the May 2017 Didion Mill explosion, issued “Call to Action: Combustible Dust” to gather comments on the management and control of combustible dust from companies, regulators, inspectors, safety training providers, researchers, unions, and the workers affected by […]

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Was poor area classification to blame for explosion at Veolia ES Technical Solutions Hazardous Waste Facility?

July 21, 2010,  Washington DC– The US Chemical Safety Board (CSB) has come out with its investigation report on the 2009 explosion and fire at the Veolia ES Technical Solutions L.L.C. facility in West Carrollton, Ohio. It calls on the waste management industry the industry to improve safety standards covering —————————Advt——————————— For a practical guide […]

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Anniversary of the Imperial Sugar factory dust explosion-CSB releases a safety video message

On Feb 4th, 2009, on the first anniversary of the dust explosion that took place at the Imperial Sugar factory, the US Chemical Safety Board released a video message. In the video (see below) the CSB chairman John Bresland asks federal regulators and businesses to increase efforts at preventing combustible dust fires and explosions. For […]

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