Event Type 0 11 – 100 Fatalities

October

202223OctAll DayPhillips 66 Explosion 1989Phillips 66 Pasadena (US-TX)Lessons:Asset integrity,Control of Work,Emergency Preparedness,Operational Integrity,Risk AssessmentIndustry:PetrochemicalsCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Maintenance error Origin: HSE Incident:VCEHazards:FlammableImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Effects:11 – 100 FatalitiesMaterial:EthyleneTopics:Occupied Buildings

November

202204NovAll DayAppleby-Frodingham Steelworks Explosion 1975Appleby-Frodingham Scunthorpe (GB)Industry:Metal ProcessingCountry:United KingdomLanguage:ENLoC:Deterioration Origin: HSE Incident:Rapid phase-transition explosionHazards:Mechanical/Kinetic/PotentialImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Effects:11 – 100 FatalitiesMaterial:Steel

202207NovAll DayDSM Beek Explosion 1975DSM Beek (NL)Lessons:Asset integrity,Emergency PreparednessIndustry:RefiningCountry:NetherlandsLanguage:ENLoC:Undertemperature Origin: HSE Incident:VCEHazards:FlammableImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Effects:11 – 100 FatalitiesMaterial:Propane

202219NovAll DayPike River Mine Explosion 2010Pike River Coal Pike River (NZ)Lessons:Audits & Reviews,Contractor Management,Emergency Preparedness,Operational ReadinessIndustry:MiningCountry:New ZealandLanguage:ENLoC:Deterioration Origin: New Zealand Government Incident:EXPLOSIONHazards:FlammableImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Effects:11 – 100 FatalitiesMaterial:Methane

January

202304JanAll DayFeyzin LPG Explosion 1966Total Feyzin (FR)Lessons:Asset integrity,Emergency Preparedness,Operating ProceduresIndustry:LPGCountry:FranceLanguage:ENLoC:Operator error Origin: HSE Incident:VCEHazards:FlammableImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Effects:11 – 100 FatalitiesMaterial:Propane

202308JanAll DayBantry Bay Terminal Explosion 1979Betelgeuse Whiddy Island (IE)Industry:ShippingCountry:IrelandLanguage:ENLoC:Fire exposure Origin: Marsh Incident:VCEHazards:FlammableImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Effects:11 – 100 FatalitiesMaterial:Crude Oil

202319JanAll DaySkikda Explosion 2004Sonatrach Skikda (DZ)Industry:LNGCountry:AlgeriaLanguage:ENLoC:Deterioration Origin: Marsh Incident:VCEHazards:FlammableImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Effects:11 – 100 FatalitiesMaterial:LNG

February

202307FebAll DayImperial Sugar Dust Explosion 2008Imperial Sugar Co. Port Wentworth (US-GA)Lessons:Asset integrity,Competency,Compliance with Standards,Incident Investigation,Management of Change,Operational Integrity,Risk AssessmentIndustry:Food & DrinkCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Operator error Origin: CSB Incident:Dust explosionHazards:FlammableContributory Factors:HousekeepingImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Effects:11 – 100 FatalitiesMaterial:SugarTopics:Combustible Dust

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