Tag Archives: chemicals

Judge orders CSB to disclose chemical emissions from accidents

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(The Washington Post) In a lawsuit filed after Hurricane Harvey, a federal judge has ordered the Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board to force the disclosure of chemical emissions resulting from accidents. More than 1,000 industrial chemical accidents take place every year. The biggest include the explosions that killed 15 people at a fertilizer plant in West, Tex., and the ...

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Early Morning Fluorine Gas Leak Prompts Shelter In Place Order, Decontamination Underway

TheInquirer.com   An early morning release of Flourine Gas at an industrial site in Pennsylvania has prompted an evacuation order from emergency officials. A gas leak at a Plumsteadville, Bucks County, plant has prompted officials to tell residents within a half-mile of the facility to shelter in place.  Initial reports indicated the gas was fluorine and that one person required ...

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Fatal Industrial Accident Involving Cryogenics Claims Life Of 3 Workers

CBC Experts in the cryogenic industry say they are waiting for answers from an Occupational Health and Safety investigation into the deaths of three men last week in an industrial accident.   The workers — aged 31, 34 and 52 — were killed Nov. 15 at Millennium Cryogenic Technologies, an oilfield supply company in the Leduc Business Park. Leduc Mayor Bob Young said ...

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Truck hauling fish VS truck hauling chemicals

Sign up for the Hazmatnation mailing list! HMN-A 2 truck collision near Waco Texas sent chemicals and fish across I-45. Freestone County Times reports that one driver has been treated but since released. RECOVERY AND CLEANUP OF CHEMICALS had traffic on I-45 at FM 833 at a standstill Thursday, April 12, 2018. A wreck, involving a box truck full of fish ...

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Sunderland HAZMAT crews investigate possible chemical suicide attempt

  HMN-Sunderland Police and HAZMAT teams investigate a possible chemical attempt this morning.  Two jars of “mixed chemicals” were found inside the mans car.  WWLP provided the story. SUNDERLAND, Mass. (WWLP) – Police said they found a suicidal man with two jars of mixed chemicals in his car Monday at the scenic overlook on Route 47 in Sunderland. Sunderland Police ...

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