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December

202203DecAll DayMarcus Oil & Chemical Explosion 2004Marcus Oil and Chemical Houston (US-TX) Lessons:Asset integrity,Operating ProceduresIndustry:ChemicalsCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Deficiency Origin: CSB Incident:VCEHazards:FlammableContributory Factors:Containment FailureImpact:HUMAN (Offsite Injuries)Effects:< 100 InjuriesMaterial:Polyethylene

202206DecAll DayMont-Blanc Explosion 1917SS Mont-Blanc Halifax (CA-NS)Industry:ShippingCountry:CanadaLanguage:ENLoC:Transport Origin: Wikipedia Incident:Explosive decompositionHazards:ExplosiveContributory Factors:Transport AccidentImpact:HUMAN (Offsite Fatalities)Effects:> 100 FatalitiesMaterial:Explosives

202207DecAll DayNDK Crystal Explosion 2009NDK Crystal Belvidere (US-IL)Lessons:Commitment & Culture,Compliance with Standards,Incident InvestigationIndustry:ManufacturingCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Deficiency Origin: CSB Incident:Pressure burstHazards:Mechanical/Kinetic/PotentialContributory Factors:Corrosion/Erosion/FatigueImpact:HUMAN (Offsite Fatalities)Effects:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:Quartz

202209DecAll DayAL Solutions Dust Explosion 2010A.L. Solutions New Cumberland (US-WV)Lessons:Incident Investigation,Process Knowledge,Risk AssessmentIndustry:Metal ProcessingCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Operator error Origin: CSB Incident:Dust explosionHazards:FlammableContributory Factors:Component MalfunctionImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Effects:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:TitaniumTopics:Chemical Reaction,Combustible Dust

202211DecAll DayEnvironmental Enterprises Toxic Release 2002Environmental Enterprises Cincinnati (US-OH)Lessons:Asset integrity,Commitment & Culture,Operating Procedures,Workforce InvolvementIndustry:Waste TreatmentCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Material incompatibility Origin: CSB Incident:Gas/vapour/mist/etc release to airHazards:Flammable,ToxicContributory Factors:Organized ProceduresImpact:HUMAN (On Site Injuries)Effects:< 100 InjuriesMaterial:Hydrogen Sulfide

202213DecAll DayPort Neal Explosion 1994Terra International Port Neal (US-IA)Lessons:Operating Procedures,Risk AssessmentIndustry:ChemicalsCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Confined explosion Origin: Marsh Incident:Explosive decompositionHazards:ExplosiveImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Effects:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:Ammonium Nitrate

202219DecAll DayT2 Laboratories Reactive Chemical Explosion 2007T2 Laboratories Inc. Jacksonville (US-FL)Lessons:Commitment & Culture,Competency,Compliance with Standards,Emergency Preparedness,Incident Investigation,Management of Change,Risk AssessmentIndustry:ChemicalsCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Overpressure Origin: CSB Incident:Runaway reaction explosionHazards:ReactiveContributory Factors:Loss of Process ControlImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Effects:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:MCMTTopics:Chemical Reaction

202224DecAll DayExxonmobil (Baton Rouge) Explosion 1989ExxonMobil Baton Rouge (US-LA)Industry:RefiningCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Undertemperature Origin: Marsh Incident:VCEHazards:FlammableImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Effects:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:Ethane,Propane

January

202302JanAll DayCatalyst Systems Reactive Explosion 2003Catalyst Systems Gnadenhutten (US-OH)Lessons:Commitment & Culture,Risk AssessmentIndustry:ChemicalsCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Overpressure Origin: CSB Incident:Runaway reaction explosionHazards:OxidisingContributory Factors:UNKNOWNImpact:HUMAN (On Site Injuries)Effects:< 100 InjuriesMaterial:Benzoyl PeroxideTopics:Chemical Reaction

202304JanAll DaySuncor Fort McMurray Refinery Fire 2005Suncor Fort McMurray (CA-AB)Industry:RefiningCountry:CanadaLanguage:ENLoC:Overpressure Origin: Marsh Incident:FIREHazards:FlammableImpact:HUMAN (On Site At Risk)Effects:EnvironmentalMaterial:Crude Oil

202306JanAll DayMFG CHEMICAL (DALTON) TOXIC RELEASE 2015MFG Chemical, Inc. Dalton (US-GA)Lessons:Asset integrity,Audits & Reviews,Commitment & Culture,Competency,Compliance with Standards,Control of Work,Emergency Preparedness,Incident Investigation,Management of Change,Operating Procedures,Operational Integrity,Performance Indicators,Process Knowledge,Risk Assessment,Stakeholder Engagement,Workforce InvolvementIndustry:ChemicalsCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Overpressure Origin: MKOPSC Incident:Runaway reaction explosionContributory Factors:Management Attitude,SupervisionImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Effects:1-10 Fatalities

202306JanAll DayHorizon Oil Sands Explosion 2011Horizon Oil Sands Fort McKay (CA-AB)Industry:RefiningCountry:CanadaLanguage:ENLoC:Operator error Origin: Marsh Incident:VCEHazards:FlammableImpact:HUMAN (On Site Injuries)Effects:< 100 InjuriesMaterial:Hydrocarbons

202306JanAll DayAlbian Sands Explosion 2003Shell Canada Albian Sands (CA-AB)Industry:RefiningCountry:CanadaLanguage:ENLoC:Deterioration Origin: Marsh Incident:VCEHazards:FlammableImpact:HUMAN (On Site Injuries)Effects:< 100 InjuriesMaterial:Hydrocarbons

202307JanAll DayTexas Tech University Explosion 2010Texas Tech University Lubbock (US-TX)Lessons:Audits & Reviews,Commitment & Culture,Operating Procedures,Risk AssessmentIndustry:LaboratoryCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Operator error Origin: CSB Incident:Runaway reaction explosionHazards:ReactiveContributory Factors:Organized ProceduresImpact:HUMAN (On Site Injuries)Effects:< 100 InjuriesMaterial:NHP

202307JanAll DaySierra Chemical Explosion 1998Sierra Chemical Co. Mustang (US-NV)Lessons:Commitment & Culture,Competency,Risk Assessment,Workforce InvolvementIndustry:ExplosivesCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Confined explosion Origin: CSB Incident:Explosive decompositionHazards:ExplosiveContributory Factors:ErrorImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Effects:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:Explosives

202308JanAll DayGREEN VALLEY CHEMICAL EXPLOSION 2015Green Valley Chemical, Creston (US-IA)Lessons:Asset integrity,Commitment & Culture,Competency,Compliance with Standards,Control of Work,Operating Procedures,Risk AssessmentIndustry:ChemicalsCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:UNKNOWN Origin: MKOPSC Incident:Pressure burstHazards:Mechanical/Kinetic/PotentialImpact:HUMAN (Offsite Fatalities)Effects:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:Compressed Air

202309JanAll DayFreedom Industries Toxic Release 2014Freedom Industries Charleston (US-WV)Lessons:Asset integrity,Compliance with Standards,Emergency PreparednessIndustry:StorageCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Deterioration Origin: CSB Incident:Fluid release to waterHazards:Harmful/IrritantContributory Factors:Containment FailureImpact:HUMAN (Offsite Injuries)Effects:≥ 100 InjuriesMaterial:MCHM

202309JanAll DayPascagoula Refinery Hurricane/Flood 1998Chevron Pascagoula (US-MS)Industry:RefiningCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Natural event Origin: Marsh Incident:COLLAPSEHazards:FlammableImpact:COST (On Site)Effects:EnvironmentalMaterial:Hydrocarbons

202311JanAll DayBethune Point Explosion 2006City of Daytona Beach Bethune Point (US-FL)Lessons:Asset integrity,Control of Work,Process Knowledge,Workforce InvolvementIndustry:Water TreatmentCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Maintenance error Origin: CSB Incident:VCEHazards:Flammable,ToxicContributory Factors:MaintenanceImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Effects:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:Methanol

202312JanAll DaySilver Eagle Refinery Explosion 2009Silver Eagle Refinery Woods Cross (US-UT)Lessons:Asset integrityIndustry:RefiningCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Deterioration Origin: CSB Incident:Flash fireHazards:FlammableContributory Factors:Corrosion/Erosion/FatigueImpact:HUMAN (On Site Injuries)Effects:< 100 InjuriesMaterial:Hydrogen,Naptha

202313JanAll DayBLSR Operating Fire 2003BLSR Rosharon (US-TX)Lessons:Compliance with Standards,Contractor Management,Operating Procedures,Process KnowledgeIndustry:Waste TreatmentCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Operator error Origin: CSB Incident:VCEHazards:FlammableContributory Factors:Training/InstructionImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Effects:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:BS&W

202316JanAll DayGeorgia-Pacific Toxic Release 2002Georgia-Pacific Pennington (US-AL)Lessons:Emergency Preparedness,Management of Change,Operating Procedures,Risk AssessmentIndustry:Pulp & PaperCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Material incompatibility Origin: CSB Incident:Gas/vapour/mist/etc release to airHazards:Flammable,ToxicContributory Factors:Organized ProceduresImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Effects:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:Hydrogen SulfideTopics:Chemical Reaction

202321JanAll DayTosco Avon (Hydrocracker) Explosion 1997Tosco Avon Martinez (US-CA) Industry:RefiningCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Overpressure Origin: EPA Incident:VCEHazards:FlammableImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Effects:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:Hydrocarbons

202322JanAll DayPryor Trust Blowout & Fire 2018Pryor Trust Pittsburg County (US-OK)Lessons:Asset integrity,Commitment & Culture,Compliance with Standards,Operating Procedures,Operational Integrity,Operational ReadinessIndustry:Onshore Oil & GasCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Overpressure Origin: CSB Incident:EXPLOSIONHazards:FlammableContributory Factors:Containment FailureImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Effects:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:Methane

202323JanAll DayDupont (Belle) Toxic Release 2010DuPont Belle (US-WV)Lessons:Asset integrity,Audits & Reviews,Competency,Compliance with Standards,Emergency Preparedness,Incident Investigation,Operating Procedures,Risk AssessmentIndustry:ChemicalsCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Deterioration Origin: CSB Incident:Gas/vapour/mist/etc release to airHazards:Corrosive,Flammable,ToxicContributory Factors:Containment FailureImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Effects:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:Methyl Chloride,Oleum,Phosgene

202324JanAll DayWatson Grinding Explosion 2020Watson Grinding & Manufacturing Houston (US-TX)Industry:ManufacturingCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:UNKNOWN Origin: CSB Incident:VCEHazards:FlammableContributory Factors:UNKNOWNImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Effects:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:Propylene

202325JanAll DayASCO Explosion 2005Acetylene Services Company (ASCO) Perth Amboy (US-NJ)Lessons:Asset integrity,Competency,Operating Procedures,Operational IntegrityIndustry:ManufacturingCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Operator error Origin: CSB Incident:EXPLOSIONHazards:FlammableContributory Factors:Component MalfunctionImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Effects:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:Acetylene

202328JanAll DayChallenger Disintegration 1986NASA Challenger Space Shuttle (US-FL)Industry:AerospaceCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Deficiency Origin: NASA Incident:COLLAPSEHazards:Mechanical/Kinetic/PotentialImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Effects:1-10 Fatalities

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

202329JanAll DayWendland 1H Well Explosion 2020Chesapeake Energy Burleson County (US-TX)Industry:Onshore Oil & GasCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:UNKNOWN Origin: CSB Incident:EXPLOSIONHazards:FlammableContributory Factors:UNKNOWNImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Effects:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:Methane

202330JanAll DayLittle General Store Explosion 2007Little General Store Ghent (US-WV)Lessons:Emergency Preparedness,Process Knowledge,Stakeholder EngagementIndustry:MiscellaneousCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Maintenance error Origin: CSB Incident:VCEHazards:FlammableContributory Factors:SupervisionImpact:HUMAN (Offsite Fatalities)Effects:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:Propane

202331JanAll DayMarcus Hook Explosion 1975Edgar M. Queeny | Corinthos Marcus Hook, Pennsylvania (US-PA)Industry:ShippingCountry:United StatesLanguage:EN Origin: Marsh Incident:VCEHazards:FlammableContributory Factors:Transport AccidentEffects:11 - 100 FatalitiesMaterial:Crude Oil

202331JanAll DayHoeganaes Fires 2010Hoeganaes Gallatin (US-TN)Lessons:Compliance with Standards,Incident Investigation,Process KnowledgeIndustry:Metal ProcessingCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Operator error Origin: CSB Incident:Dust explosionHazards:FlammableContributory Factors:MaintenanceImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Effects:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:IronTopics:Combustible Dust

202331JanAll DaySynthron Explosion 2006Synthron Morganton (US-NC)Lessons:Audits & Reviews,Emergency Preparedness,Operational Integrity,Risk AssessmentIndustry:ChemicalsCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Overpressure Origin: CSB Incident:VCEHazards:FlammableContributory Factors:Equipment IsolationImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Effects:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:Acrylic monomersTopics:Chemical Reaction

February

202301FebAll DayColumbia Disintegration 2003NASA Columbia Space Shuttle (US-TX)Industry:AerospaceCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Overtemperature Origin: NASA Incident:COLLAPSEHazards:Mechanical/Kinetic/PotentialImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Effects:1-10 Fatalities

202302FebAll DayBethlehem Steel Fire 2001Bethlehem Steel Corp. Chesterton (US-IN)Lessons:Control of Work,Operational Integrity,Operational ReadinessIndustry:Metal ProcessingCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Maintenance error Origin: CSB Incident:FIREHazards:FlammableContributory Factors:MaintenanceImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Effects:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:Coke gas

202306FebAll DayWARSAW CHEMICAL EXPLOSION 2015Warsaw Chemical, Warsaw (US-IN)Lessons:Asset integrity,Audits & Reviews,Commitment & Culture,Control of Work,Emergency Preparedness,Operating Procedures,Risk Assessment,Stakeholder EngagementIndustry:ChemicalsCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Overpressure Origin: MKOPSC Incident:VCEHazards:Flammable,ToxicImpact:HUMAN (On Site Injuries)Effects:< 100 InjuriesMaterial:Methanol

202307FebAll DayTechnic Explosion 2003Technic Inc. Cranston (US-RI)Lessons:Control of Work,Emergency Preparedness,Management of Change,Risk AssessmentIndustry:ChemicalsCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Confined explosion Origin: CSB Incident:Dust explosionHazards:FlammableContributory Factors:HousekeepingImpact:HUMAN (On Site Injuries)Effects:< 100 InjuriesMaterial:VariousTopics:Chemical Reaction

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

202307FebAll DayKleen Energy Explosion 2010Kleen Energy Middletown (US-CT)Lessons:Competency,Compliance with Standards,Control of Work,Incident InvestigationIndustry:Fossil PowerCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Maintenance error Origin: CSB Incident:EXPLOSIONHazards:FlammableContributory Factors:MaintenanceImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Effects:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:Methane

202308FebAll DayPCA (Deridder) Explosion 2017PCA DeRidder (US-LA)Lessons:Asset integrity,Commitment & Culture,Control of Work,Risk AssessmentIndustry:Pulp & PaperCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Maintenance error Origin: CSB Incident:VCEHazards:FlammableContributory Factors:MaintenanceImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Effects:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:Hydrocarbons

202312FebAll DayTesoro (Martinez) Toxic Release 2014Tesoro Martinez (US-CA)Lessons:Commitment & Culture,Performance IndicatorsIndustry:RefiningCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Deterioration Origin: CSB Incident:Fluid release to groundHazards:CorrosiveContributory Factors:MaintenanceImpact:HUMAN (On Site Injuries)Effects:< 100 InjuriesMaterial:Sulfuric Acid

202316FebAll DayValero (Sunray) Refinery Fire 2007Valero Sunray (US-TX)Lessons:Compliance with Standards,Management of Change,Risk AssessmentIndustry:RefiningCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Undertemperature Origin: CSB Incident:FIREHazards:FlammableContributory Factors:Containment FailureImpact:HUMAN (On Site At Risk)Effects:< 100 InjuriesMaterial:PropaneTopics:Natural Hazards

202316FebAll DayCSX (KANAWHA) EXPLOSION 2015CSX Transportation, Kanawha (US-WV)Lessons:Asset integrity,Audits & Reviews,Competency,Compliance with Standards,Contractor Management,Management of Change,Operating Procedures,Performance Indicators,Risk Assessment,Workforce InvolvementIndustry:RailCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Transport Origin: MKOPSC Incident:FireballHazards:FlammableContributory Factors:Organized ProceduresImpact:HUMAN (Offsite Injuries)Effects:< 100 InjuriesMaterial:Crude Oil

202318FebAll DayBig Spring Refinery Explosion 2008Alon Big Spring (US-TX)Industry:RefiningCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Deterioration Origin: Marsh Incident:VCEHazards:FlammableImpact:HUMAN (On Site Injuries)Effects:< 100 InjuriesMaterial:Hydrocarbons

202318FebAll DayExxonmobil (Torrance) Refinery Explosion 2015ExxonMobil Torrance (US-CA)Lessons:Asset integrity,Operating Procedures,Operational Integrity,Risk AssessmentIndustry:RefiningCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Confined explosion Origin: CSB Incident:VCEHazards:FlammableContributory Factors:MaintenanceImpact:HUMAN (On Site Injuries)Effects:< 100 InjuriesMaterial:Hydrocarbons

202319FebAll DayConcept Sciences Explosion 1999Concept Sciences Allentown (US-PA)Lessons:Emergency Preparedness,Process Knowledge,Risk Assessment,Stakeholder EngagementIndustry:ChemicalsCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Overpressure Origin: CSB Incident:Runaway reaction explosionHazards:ReactiveContributory Factors:Loss of Process ControlImpact:HUMAN (Offsite Fatalities)Effects:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:HydroxylamineTopics:Chemical Reaction,Occupied Buildings

202320FebAll DayCTA Acoustics Dust Explosion 2003CTA Acoustics, Inc. Corbin (US-KY)Lessons:Asset integrity,Control of Work,Process Knowledge,Risk AssessmentIndustry:ManufacturingCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Operator error Origin: CSB Incident:Dust explosionHazards:FlammableContributory Factors:HousekeepingImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Effects:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:Phenolic resinTopics:Chemical Reaction

202323FebAll DayTosco Avon (Crude Unit) Fire 1999Tosco Avon Martinez (US-CA)Lessons:Asset integrity,Commitment & Culture,Control of Work,Management of ChangeIndustry:RefiningCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Maintenance error Origin: CSB Incident:FIREHazards:FlammableContributory Factors:MaintenanceImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Effects:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:Naptha

March

202302MarAll DayRimbey Pipeline Flammable Release 1979Rimbey Pipeline Mill Woods (CA-AB)Lessons:Emergency Preparedness,Stakeholder EngagementIndustry:PipelinesCountry:CanadaLanguage:ENLoC:Deficiency Origin: HSE Incident:VCEHazards:FlammableImpact:HUMAN (Offsite At Risk)Effects:EnvironmentalMaterial:Propane

202304MarAll DaySonat Exploration Vessel Overpressurization 1998Sonat Exploration Co. Pitkin (US-LA)Lessons:Asset integrity,Operating Procedures,Risk AssessmentIndustry:Onshore Oil & GasCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Overpressure Origin: CSB Incident:FIREHazards:FlammableContributory Factors:Containment FailureImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Effects:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:HydrocarbonsTopics:Pressure Systems

202311MarAll DayPajaritos Explosion 1991PEMEX Pajaritos (MX)Industry:PetrochemicalsCountry:MexicoLanguage:ENLoC:Deterioration Origin: Marsh Incident:VCEHazards:FlammableImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Effects:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:Vinyl Chloride Monomer

202312MarAll DaySeadrift Explosion 1991Union Carbide Seadrift (US-TX)Industry:ChemicalsCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Confined explosion Origin: Marsh Incident:EXPLOSIONHazards:Flammable,ToxicImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Effects:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:Ethylene Oxide

202313MarAll DayBP Amoco Thermal Decomposition 2001BP Amoco Augusta (US-GA)Lessons:Incident Investigation,Operational Integrity,Risk AssessmentIndustry:Plastics & PolymersCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Operator error Origin: CSB Incident:Runaway reaction explosionHazards:ReactiveContributory Factors:MaintenanceImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Effects:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:PolymersTopics:Chemical Reaction

202314MarAll DaySyncrude Fort McMurray Refinery Fire 2017Syncrude Fort McMurray (CA-AB)Industry:RefiningCountry:CanadaLanguage:ENLoC:Deterioration Origin: Marsh Incident:FIREHazards:FlammableImpact:HUMAN (On Site Injuries)Effects:< 100 InjuriesMaterial:Crude Oil

202317MarAll DayITC Tank Fire 2019ITC Deer Park (US-TX)Lessons:Emergency Preparedness,Operational Integrity,Stakeholder EngagementIndustry:StorageCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Deterioration Origin: CSB Incident:FIREHazards:FlammableContributory Factors:Containment FailureImpact:HUMAN (Offsite At Risk)Effects:EnvironmentalMaterial:Naptha

202319MarAll DayARCO B Explosion 1989ARCO Baker Field (US-GM)Industry:OffshoreCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Maintenance error Origin: Marsh Incident:EXPLOSIONHazards:FlammableImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Effects:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:Methane

202321MarAll DayCarbide Industries Fire 2011Carbide Industries Louisville (US-KY)Lessons:Compliance with Standards,Operational Integrity,Risk Assessment,Workforce InvolvementIndustry:ChemicalsCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Overpressure Origin: CSB Incident:Rapid phase-transition explosionHazards:ReactiveContributory Factors:Component MalfunctionImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Effects:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:Calcium CarbideTopics:Occupied Buildings

202323MarAll DayBP Texas City Refinery Explosion 2005BP Texas City (US-TX)Lessons:Commitment & Culture,Compliance with Standards,Operating Procedures,Operational Integrity,Performance Indicators,Risk AssessmentIndustry:RefiningCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Genuine release Origin: CSB Incident:VCEHazards:FlammableContributory Factors:Organized ProceduresImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Effects:11 – 100 FatalitiesMaterial:HydrocarbonsTopics:Occupied Buildings

202324MarAll DayExxon Valdez Grounding 1989Exxon Valdez Prince William Sound (US-AK)Industry:ShippingCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Transport Origin: EPA Incident:Fluid release to waterHazards:FlammableImpact:ENVIRONMENTAL (Offsite)Effects:EnvironmentalMaterial:Crude Oil

202325MarAll DayChevron (Richmond) Refinery Explosion 1999Chevron Richmond (US-CA)Industry:RefiningCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Deterioration Origin: Marsh Incident:VCEHazards:FlammableImpact:HUMAN (On Site At Risk)Effects:EnvironmentalMaterial:Hydrocarbons

202327MarAll DayUnion Carbide (Hahnville) Asphyxiation 1998Union Carbide Hahnville (US-LA)Lessons:Control of WorkIndustry:ChemicalsCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Maintenance error Origin: CSB Incident:AsphyxiationHazards:AsphyxiantContributory Factors:Organized ProceduresImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Effects:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:Nitrogen

202328MarAll DayThree Mile Island Meltdown 1979FirstEnergy Corp Harrisburg (US-PA)Industry:Nuclear PowerCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Overtemperature Origin: NRC Incident:Gas/vapour/mist/etc release to airHazards:RadiologicalImpact:ENVIRONMENTAL (Offsite)Effects:EnvironmentalMaterial:Radioisotopes

April

202301AprAll DayAbkatun Permanente Fire 2015PEMEX Bay of Campeche (MX)Industry:OffshoreCountry:MexicoLanguage:ENLoC:Deterioration Origin: Marsh Incident:FIREHazards:FlammableImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Effects:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:Crude Oil

202302AprAll DayTesoro (Anacortes) Refinery Explosion 2010Tesoro Anacortes (US-WA)Lessons:Asset integrity,Commitment & Culture,Compliance with Standards,Control of WorkIndustry:RefiningCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Deterioration Origin: CSB Incident:VCEHazards:FlammableContributory Factors:Containment FailureImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Effects:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:Naptha

202302AprAll DayKMCO Explosion 2019KMCO Crosby (US-TX)Lessons:Asset integrityIndustry:ChemicalsCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Deterioration Origin: CSB Incident:VCEHazards:FlammableContributory Factors:Component MalfunctionImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Effects:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:Isobutylene

202303AprAll DayLoy Lange Box Co. Pressure Vessel Explosion 2017Loy-Lange Box Company St. Louis (US-MO)Lessons:Asset integrityIndustry:ManufacturingCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Overpressure Origin: CSB Incident:Rapid phase-transition explosionHazards:Mechanical/Kinetic/PotentialContributory Factors:Corrosion/Erosion/FatigueImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Effects:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:Steam

202307AprAll DayGlenpool Tank Farm Explosion 2003ConocoPhillips Glenpool (US-OK)Industry:StorageCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Confined explosion Origin: NTSB Incident:VCEHazards:FlammableImpact:HUMAN (Offsite At Risk)Effects:EnvironmentalMaterial:Diesel fuel

202308AprAll DayGiant Industries Refinery Fire Explosion 2004Giant Industries Ciniza (US-NM)Lessons:Asset integrity,Management of Change,Operational IntegrityIndustry:RefiningCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Maintenance error Origin: CSB Incident:FIREHazards:FlammableContributory Factors:MaintenanceImpact:HUMAN (On Site Injuries)Effects:< 100 InjuriesMaterial:Alkylate

202308AprAll DayDonaldson Enterprises Explosion 2011Donaldson Enterprises Waipahu (US-HI)Lessons:Compliance with Standards,Contractor Management,Process KnowledgeIndustry:ExplosivesCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Confined explosion Origin: CSB Incident:Explosive decompositionHazards:ExplosiveContributory Factors:Training/InstructionImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Effects:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:Explosives

202308AprAll DayMorton International Runaway Chemical Reaction 1998Morton International Inc. Paterson (US-NJ)Lessons:Commitment & Culture,Risk Assessment,Workforce InvolvementIndustry:ChemicalsCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Overpressure Origin: CSB Incident:Runaway reaction explosionHazards:Reactive,ToxicContributory Factors:Loss of Process ControlImpact:HUMAN (On Site Injuries)Effects:< 100 InjuriesMaterial:Ortho-NitrochlorobenzeneTopics:Chemical Reaction

202309AprAll DayHerrig Brothers Explosion 1998Herrig Brothers Albert City (US-IA)Lessons:Asset integrity,Compliance with Standards,Emergency Preparedness,Stakeholder EngagementIndustry:AgricultureCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Impact Origin: CSB Incident:BLEVEHazards:FlammableContributory Factors:Object impactImpact:HUMAN (Offsite Fatalities)Effects:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:Propane

202310AprAll DayChevron (Richmond) Refinery Fire 1989Chevron Richmond (US-CA)Industry:RefiningCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Deterioration Origin: Marsh Incident:FIREHazards:FlammableImpact:HUMAN (On Site Injuries)Effects:< 100 InjuriesMaterial:Hydrogen

202311AprAll DayD.D. Williamson Catastrophic Vessel Failure 2003D.D. Williamson Louisville (US-KY)Lessons:Asset integrity,Competency,Operating Procedures,Risk AssessmentIndustry:Food & DrinkCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Overpressure Origin: CSB Incident:Pressure burstHazards:Corrosive,Environmental,ToxicContributory Factors:Loss of Process ControlImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Effects:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:AmmoniaTopics:Pressure Systems

202312AprAll DayMFG Chemical (Dalton) Toxic Release 2004MFG Chemical, Inc. Callahan Rd. Dalton (US-GA)Lessons:Emergency Preparedness,Process Knowledge,Stakeholder EngagementIndustry:ChemicalsCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Genuine release Origin: CSB Incident:Runaway reaction explosionHazards:FlammableContributory Factors:Loss of Process ControlImpact:HUMAN (Offsite Injuries)Effects:≥ 100 InjuriesMaterial:Allyl alcohol,Allyl chlorideTopics:Chemical Reaction

202312AprAll DayFlotel Jupiter Sinking 2011Jupiter Bay Of Campeche Gulf of Mexico (MX)Industry:OffshoreCountry:MexicoLanguage:ENLoC:Structural settlement Origin: Marsh Incident:CapsizeHazards:Mechanical/Kinetic/PotentialImpact:COST (On Site)Effects:Financial

202313AprAll DayKINDER-MORGAN BORGER EXPLOSION 2015Kinder-Morgan, Borger (US-TX)Lessons:Asset integrity,Audits & Reviews,Commitment & Culture,Competency,Compliance with Standards,Emergency Preparedness,Process Knowledge,Risk AssessmentIndustry:PipelinesCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Deterioration Origin: MKOPSC Incident:EXPLOSIONHazards:FlammableImpact:HUMAN (On Site At Risk)Effects:EnvironmentalMaterial:Methane

202316AprAll DayGrandcamp Explosion 1947SS Grandcamp Port of Texas City (US-TX)Industry:ShippingCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Fire exposure Origin: Wikipedia Incident:Explosive decompositionHazards:ExplosiveImpact:HUMAN (Offsite Fatalities)Effects:> 100 FatalitiesMaterial:Ammonium Nitrate

202317AprAll DayALFREBO EXPLOSION 2015Alfrebro LLC, Monroe (US-OH)Lessons:Commitment & Culture,Competency,Compliance with Standards,Operating Procedures,Operational Integrity,Risk AssessmentIndustry:Food & DrinkCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Operator error Origin: MKOPSC Incident:Runaway reaction explosionHazards:FlammableImpact:HUMAN (On Site Injuries)Effects:< 100 InjuriesMaterial:Acetal

202317AprAll DayWest Fertilizer Explosion 2013West Fertilizer Co. West (US-TX)Lessons:Commitment & Culture,Compliance with Standards,Emergency Preparedness,Process Knowledge,Risk Assessment,Stakeholder Engagement,Workforce InvolvementIndustry:AgricultureCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Fire exposure Origin: CSB Incident:Dust explosionHazards:ExplosiveContributory Factors:Runaway ReactionImpact:HUMAN (Offsite Fatalities)Effects:11 – 100 FatalitiesMaterial:Ammonium NitrateTopics:Occupied Buildings