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December

202201DecAll DaySannazzaro De Burgondi Refinery Fire 2016Eni Sannazzaro De Burgondi (IT)Industry:RefiningCountry:ItalyLanguage:ENLoC:Fire exposure Origin: Marsh Incident:FIREHazards:FlammableImpact:HUMAN (On Site At Risk)Effects:EnvironmentalMaterial:Crude Oil

202207DecAll DayInternational Biosynthetics Toxic Release 1991International Biosynthetics Widnes (GB)Lessons:Asset integrity,Operational Integrity,Risk AssessmentIndustry:ChemicalsCountry:United KingdomLanguage:ENLoC:Genuine release Origin: HSE Incident:Gas/vapour/mist/etc release to airHazards:ToxicImpact:HUMAN (Offsite Injuries)Effects:< 100 InjuriesMaterial:PhosgeneTopics:Chemical Reaction

202210DecAll DayMünchsmünster Explosion 2005ROG Münchsmünster (DE)Industry:PetrochemicalsCountry:GermanyLanguage:ENLoC:Deterioration Origin: Marsh Incident:VCEHazards:FlammableImpact:HUMAN (On Site Injuries)Effects:< 100 InjuriesMaterial:Hexane

202211DecAll DayBuncefield Explosion 2005Hertfordshire Oil Storage Ltd (GB)Lessons:Asset integrity,Commitment & Culture,Compliance with Standards,Management of Change,Operating Procedures,Risk Assessment,Stakeholder EngagementIndustry:StorageCountry:United KingdomLanguage:ENLoC:Component malfunction Origin: HSE Incident:VCEHazards:FlammableContributory Factors:Component MalfunctionImpact:HUMAN (Offsite Injuries)Effects:< 100 InjuriesMaterial:Petroleum/GasolineTopics:Functional Safety,LOPA

202214DecAll DayNational Freight Consortium Fire 1984National Freight Consortium Sheffield (GB)Industry:WarehouseCountry:United KingdomLanguage:ENLoC:Fire exposure Origin: HSE Incident:FIREHazards:FlammableImpact:HUMAN (Offsite At Risk)Effects:EnvironmentalMaterial:Various

202222DecAll DayLavera Fire 2012Ineos Lavera (FR)Industry:PetrochemicalsCountry:FranceLanguage:ENLoC:Overpressure Origin: Marsh Incident:FIREHazards:FlammableImpact:HUMAN (On Site At Risk)Effects:EnvironmentalMaterial:Ethylene

202224DecAll DayMedor FSU Damage 1988Fulmar Field UK North Sea (GB)Industry:OffshoreCountry:United KingdomLanguage:ENLoC:Natural event Origin: Marsh Incident:COLLISIONHazards:FlammableImpact:COST (On Site)Effects:FinancialMaterial:Crude Oil

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

202304JanAll DayBraehead Container Depot Fire 1977Renfrew (GB)Industry:WarehouseCountry:United KingdomLanguage:ENLoC:Fire exposure Origin: HSE Incident:FIREHazards:FlammableImpact:HUMAN (Offsite Injuries)Effects:< 100 InjuriesMaterial:Various

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

202309JanAll DayBayernoil Refinery Explosion 2018Vohburg, Germany (DE)Industry:RefiningCountry:GermanyLanguage:EN Origin: Marsh Incident:VCEHazards:FlammableEffects:< 100 InjuriesMaterial:Hydrogen,Naptha

202310JanAll DayPutney Explosion 1985South East Gas Board Putney (GB)Industry:MiscellaneousCountry:United KingdomLanguage:ENLoC:Structural settlement Origin: HSE Incident:EXPLOSIONHazards:FlammableImpact:HUMAN (Offsite Fatalities)Effects:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:Methane

202312JanAll DayStanlow Refinery Fire 2013Shell Stanlow (GB)Industry:RefiningCountry:United KingdomLanguage:ENLoC:Overtemperature Origin: Marsh Incident:FIREHazards:FlammableImpact:HUMAN (On Site At Risk)Effects:EnvironmentalMaterial:Hydrocarbons

202317JanAll DayBP (Llandarcy) Refinery Explosion 1981BP Oil Llandarcy (GB)Lessons:Asset integrity,Emergency PreparednessIndustry:RefiningCountry:United KingdomLanguage:ENLoC:Deterioration Origin: HSE Incident:VCEHazards:FlammableImpact:HUMAN (On Site At Risk)Effects:EnvironmentalMaterial:Propane

202320JanAll DayTreasure Saga Production Loss 1989Ekofisk Field Norwegian North Sea (NO)Industry:OffshoreCountry:NorwayLanguage:ENLoC:Overpressure Origin: Marsh Incident:Gas/vapour/mist/etc release to airHazards:FlammableImpact:ENVIRONMENTAL (Offsite)Effects:EnvironmentalMaterial:Methane

202321JanAll DayRiver Road Barking Explosion 1980Womersley Boome Chemicals (GB)Industry:WarehouseCountry:United KingdomLanguage:ENLoC:Fire exposure Origin: HSE Incident:Explosive decompositionHazards:OxidisingImpact:HUMAN (Offsite At Risk)Effects:EnvironmentalMaterial:Sodium Chlorate

202323JanAll DayHavkong Grounding 1993Havkong Braefoot Bay (GB)Lessons:Asset integrity,Emergency Preparedness,Operating Procedures,Operational IntegrityIndustry:ShippingCountry:United KingdomLanguage:ENLoC:Natural event Origin: HSE Incident:COLLISIONHazards:FlammableImpact:COST (On Site)Effects:FinancialMaterial:Butane

202330JanAll DayBaia Mare Dam Release 2000Aurul Baia Mare Sasar River (RO)Industry:MiningCountry:RomaniaLanguage:ENLoC:Natural event Origin: ARIA Incident:Fluid release to waterHazards:ToxicImpact:ENVIRONMENTAL (Offsite)Effects:EnvironmentalMaterial:Cyanide

202330JanAll DayPori Fire 2017Huntsman Pori (FI)Industry:ChemicalsCountry:FinlandLanguage:ENLoC:Fire exposure Origin: Marsh Incident:FIREHazards:FlammableImpact:HUMAN (On Site At Risk)Effects:EnvironmentalMaterial:Titanium Dioxide

February

202301FebAll DayAssociated Octel Fire 1994Associated Octel Ellesmere Port (GB)Lessons:Asset integrity,Control of Work,Operational IntegrityIndustry:ChemicalsCountry:United KingdomLanguage:ENLoC:Deterioration Origin: HSE Incident:Jet flameHazards:FlammableImpact:HUMAN (Offsite Injuries)Effects:< 100 InjuriesMaterial:Ethyl chloride

202304FebAll DayGryphon Alpha Damage 2011Gryphon Alpha UK North Sea (GB)Industry:OffshoreCountry:United KingdomLanguage:ENLoC:Natural event Origin: Marsh Incident:COLLISIONHazards:FlammableImpact:HUMAN (On Site Injuries)Effects:< 100 InjuriesMaterial:Crude Oil

202311FebAll DayPermaflex Longport Explosion 1980Permaflex Stoke (GB)Industry:ManufacturingCountry:United KingdomLanguage:ENLoC:Fire exposure Origin: HSE Incident:VCEHazards:FlammableImpact:HUMAN (On Site Injuries)Effects:< 100 InjuriesMaterial:LPG

202312FebAll DaySIMAR TOXIC RELEASE 2015Simar, Igualad (ES)Lessons:Audits & Reviews,Competency,Control of Work,Emergency Preparedness,Operating Procedures,Operational Integrity,Process Knowledge,Risk Assessment,Stakeholder Engagement,Workforce InvolvementIndustry:ChemicalsCountry:SpainLanguage:ENLoC:Operator error Origin: MKOPSC Incident:Runaway reaction explosionImpact:HUMAN (Offsite Injuries)Effects:< 100 Injuries

202313FebAll DayUniversal Freight Fire 1982Universal Freight Woodkirk (GB)Lessons:Emergency Preparedness,Risk Assessment,Stakeholder EngagementIndustry:WarehouseCountry:United KingdomLanguage:ENLoC:Fire exposure Origin: HSE Incident:Pool fireHazards:FlammableImpact:HUMAN (Offsite At Risk)Effects:EnvironmentalMaterial:Octyl PhenolTopics:Chemical Reaction

202314FebAll DayUerdingen Explosion 1989Bayer Krefeld (DE)Industry:ChemicalsCountry:GermanyLanguage:ENLoC:Overpressure Origin: Marsh Incident:Runaway reaction explosionHazards:ReactiveImpact:HUMAN (On Site Injuries)Effects:< 100 InjuriesMaterial:Phthalates

March

202306MarAll DayHerald of Free Enterprise Capsize 1987MS Herald of Free Enterprise Bruges (BE)Industry:ShippingCountry:BelgiumLanguage:ENLoC:Operator error Origin: MAIB Incident:CapsizeHazards:Mechanical/Kinetic/PotentialImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Effects:> 100 Fatalities

202307MarAll DayBASF (Antwerp) Explosion 1989BASF Antwerp (BE)Industry:ChemicalsCountry:BelgiumLanguage:ENLoC:Deterioration Origin: Marsh Incident:EXPLOSIONHazards:Flammable,ToxicImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Effects:11 – 100 FatalitiesMaterial:Ethylene Oxide

202313MarAll DayBP (Grangemouth) Refinery Fire 1987BP Oil Grangemouth (GB)Lessons:Asset integrity,Control of Work,Operational IntegrityIndustry:RefiningCountry:United KingdomLanguage:ENLoC:Maintenance error Origin: HSE Incident:Flash fireHazards:FlammableImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Effects:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:Hydrocarbons

202320MarAll DayShell Stanlow Explosion 1990Shell Stanlow (GB)Lessons:Asset integrity,Operational Integrity,Process Knowledge,Risk AssessmentIndustry:RefiningCountry:United KingdomLanguage:ENLoC:Overpressure Origin: HSE Incident:VCEHazards:Flammable,ToxicImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Effects:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:ChlorofluoroanilineTopics:Chemical Reaction

202322MarAll DayPeterborough Explosion 1989Nobels Explosives Co. Peterborough (GB)Industry:RoadCountry:United KingdomLanguage:ENLoC:Confined explosion Origin: HSE Incident:Explosive decompositionHazards:ExplosiveImpact:HUMAN (Offsite Fatalities)Effects:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:Explosives

202322MarAll DayBP (Grangemouth) Hydrocracker Explosion 1987BP Olefins Grangemouth (GB)Lessons:Asset integrity,Control of Work,Management of Change,Operating Procedures,Operational IntegrityIndustry:RefiningCountry:United KingdomLanguage:ENLoC:Overpressure Origin: HSE Incident:VCEHazards:FlammableImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Effects:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:Hydrocarbons

202327MarAll DayAlexander Kielland Capsize 1980Alexander L Kielland, Ekofisk Field, Norwegian North Sea (NO)Industry:OffshoreCountry:NorwayLanguage:ENLoC:Natural event Origin: PSA Norway Incident:CapsizeHazards:Mechanical/Kinetic/PotentialContributory Factors:Natural EventImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Effects:> 100 Fatalities

April

202305AprAll DayLaporte (Ilford) Explosion 1975Laporte Ilford (GB)Industry:ChemicalsCountry:United KingdomLanguage:ENLoC:Confined explosion Origin: HSE Incident:EXPLOSIONHazards:OxidisingImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Effects:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:Oyxgen

202305AprAll DayCARBOGEN AMCIS EXPLOSION 2015Carbogen Amcis, Manchester (GB)Lessons:Competency,Control of Work,Operating Procedures,Operational Integrity,Operational Readiness,Process Knowledge,Risk AssessmentIndustry:Life SciencesCountry:United KingdomLanguage:ENLoC:Fire exposure Origin: MKOPSC Incident:EXPLOSIONImpact:HUMAN (On Site At Risk)Effects:Environmental

202316AprAll DayHumber Refinery Explosion 2001ConocoPhillips Humber Refinery Killingholme (GB)Lessons:Asset integrity,Management of Change,Process KnowledgeIndustry:RefiningCountry:United KingdomLanguage:ENLoC:Deterioration Origin: HSE Incident:EXPLOSIONHazards:FlammableImpact:HUMAN (On Site Injuries)Effects:< 100 InjuriesMaterial:Methane

202326AprAll DayChernobyl Explosion & Release 1986Chernobyl SAUEZM Pripyat (UA)Industry:Nuclear PowerCountry:UkraineLanguage:ENLoC:Overtemperature Origin: IAEA Incident:EXPLOSIONHazards:RadiologicalImpact:HUMAN (Offsite Fatalities)Effects:11 – 100 FatalitiesMaterial:Radioisotopes

202328AprAll DayCorden Pharmachem Runaway Reaction 2008Corden Pharmachem, Little Island, Cork (IE)Lessons:Risk AssessmentIndustry:Life SciencesCountry:IrelandLanguage:ENLoC:Overpressure Origin: IChemE Incident:Runaway reaction explosionHazards:ReactiveImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Effects:1-10 FatalitiesTopics:Chemical Reaction

202330AprAll DayPriolo (Isab Nord) Fire 2006ISAB Nord Priolo (IT)Industry:RefiningCountry:ItalyLanguage:ENLoC:Deterioration Origin: Marsh Incident:FIREHazards:FlammableImpact:HUMAN (On Site Injuries)Effects:< 100 InjuriesMaterial:Crude Oil

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