Fire at Exxon Mobil oil refinery in Baytown TX injures four

Dec 23, 2021– A fire broke out in the Exxon Mobil refinery located in Baytown, TX today, injuring four contract workers who were repairing a pipeline inside the hydrotreater unit. This unit was shutdown earlier this week after a leakage and apparently was being repaired by contract workers. Sheriff Ed Gonzalez, Harris County, tweeted that […]

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Hydrogen Sulfide Accident

Aghorn Hydrogen Sulfide Accident- Final Investigation Report findings by CSB

The Aghorn Hydrogen Sulfide accident On October 26, 2019 there was a fatal injury due to a Hydrogen Sulfide accident at the Aghorn Operating Waterflood station in Odessa, Texas. The US Chemical Safety Board was investigating this accident and had released a report about the Hydrogen Sulfide incident, as was reported by us here. The […]

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CSB says employees should be part of accident investigations to promote facility safety

Washington, DC, March 7, 2012 — The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) announced today that it has developed a new policy on employee participation in investigations that the Board hopes will enhance the vital role played by plant workers in determining root causes of incidents and promoting facility safety. The policy, which was approved by a […]

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