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December

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

March

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 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

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

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

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