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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Oklahama Oil Site Explosion-CSB releases report

The best training courses on hazardous areas are available here. Looking for an area classification presentation? Download the Practical Guide to Hazardous Areas now! ———————————————————— Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, April 23, 2010 — A fiery explosion that took the life of a 21-year-old member of the public in Weeletka, Oklahoma, on April 14 occurred at an […]

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Oil rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico-12 missing and several injured

For a great guide to Safety Integrity Level, IEC 61511 and other topics, download the e-learning course on Safety Instrumented Systems here. ——————————————————————————————– April 21, 2010 -Several people were missing and others reported to be injured, after an explosion on an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico. The oil rig, named Deepwater Horizon, is […]

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