Washington – The Chemical Safety Board recently released its “blueprint for CSB priorities” – a five-year strategic plan outlining the methods the agency expects to use to keep the country safe from future chemical disasters.
Washington – The Chemical Safety Board hinders transparency when it fails to post public meeting transcripts and does not place transcripts in easily accessible locations, according to an audit conducted by the Environmental Protection Agency Office of Inspector General.
Washington – A series of physical, operational and organizational failures preceded the April 2010 explosion and fire that killed 11 workers and injured dozens more on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico, according to a recent report from the Chemical Safety Board.
Waco, TX – The Chemical Safety Board is calling on OSHA to address the hazards posed by fertilizer grade ammonium nitrate in light of the chemical explosion that killed 15 people and injured more than 260 others on April 17, 2013, at West Fertilizer Co. in West, TX.
Torrance, CA – A series of process safety management deficiencies preceded an explosion that injured two workers at an ExxonMobil refinery in Southern California in February 2015, according to an investigation by the Chemical Safety Board.