Industry Plastics & Polymers

October

202206OctAll DayFormosa Plastics (Point Comfort) Explosion 2005Formosa Plastics Point Comfort (US-TX)Lessons:Compliance with Standards,Operating Procedures,Risk AssessmentIndustry:Plastics & PolymersCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Impact Origin: CSB Incident:VCEHazards:FlammableContributory Factors:Object impactImpact:HUMAN (On Site Injuries)Effects:< 100 InjuriesMaterial:Propylene

November

202209NovAll DayE. I. Dupont De Nemours Explosion 2010E.I. duPont de Nemours and Co. Buffalo (US-NY)Lessons:Control of Work,Operational IntegrityIndustry:Plastics & PolymersCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Maintenance error Origin: CSB Incident:VCEHazards:Flammable,ToxicContributory Factors:MaintenanceImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Effects:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:Vinyl Fluoride

January

202329JanAll DayWest Pharmaceutical Services Dust Explosion 2003West Pharmaceutical Services Kinston (US-NC)Lessons:Compliance with Standards,Process KnowledgeIndustry:Plastics & PolymersCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Operator error Origin: CSB Incident:Dust explosionHazards:FlammableContributory Factors:HousekeepingImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Effects:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:PolyethyleneTopics:Combustible Dust

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