LoC Confined explosion

September

202221SepAll DayIsotec/Sigma Aldrich Explosion 2003Isotec Miami Township (US-OH)Lessons:Emergency Preparedness,Incident Investigation,Risk AssessmentIndustry:Life SciencesCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Confined explosion Origin: CSB Incident:Explosive decompositionHazards:Oxidising,ToxicContributory Factors:Corrosion/Erosion/FatigueImpact:HUMAN (On Site Injuries)Effects:< 100 InjuriesMaterial:Nitric OxideTopics:Occupied Buildings

202228SepAll DaySAINATH CHEMICALS EXPLOSION 2015Sainath Chemicals, Visakhapatnam (IN)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,Operational Readiness,Process Knowledge,Risk Assessment,Workforce InvolvementIndustry:Life SciencesCountry:IndiaLanguage:ENLoC:Confined explosion Origin: MKOPSC Incident:Runaway reaction explosionImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Effects:1-10 Fatalities

October

202203OctAll DayAlbright & Wilson Explosion 1996Albright & Wilson Avonmouth (GB)Lessons:Process KnowledgeIndustry:ChemicalsCountry:United KingdomLanguage:ENLoC:Confined explosion Origin: HSE Incident:Runaway reaction explosionHazards:Corrosive,Oxidising,ToxicImpact:HUMAN (Offsite At Risk)Effects:EnvironmentalMaterial:Sodium Chlorite

202213OctAll DayFirst Chemical Reactive Chemical Explosion 2002First Chemical Corp. Pascagoula (US-MS)Lessons:Asset integrity,Control of Work,Emergency Preparedness,Risk Assessment,Stakeholder EngagementIndustry:PetrochemicalsCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Confined explosion Origin: CSB Incident:Runaway reaction explosionHazards:ReactiveContributory Factors:Loss of Process ControlImpact:HUMAN (On Site Injuries)Effects:< 100 InjuriesMaterial:MononitrotolueneTopics:Chemical Reaction,Pressure Systems,Occupied Buildings

202220OctAll DayANDHRA FIRECRACKER EXPLOSION 2014Andhra, Vakatippa (IN)Lessons:Audits & Reviews,Commitment & Culture,Competency,Compliance with Standards,Control of Work,Operating Procedures,Operational Integrity,Process Knowledge,Risk AssessmentIndustry:ExplosivesCountry:IndiaLanguage:ENLoC:Confined explosion Origin: MKOPSC Incident:Explosive decompositionHazards:ExplosiveImpact:HUMAN (Offsite Fatalities)Effects:11 - 100 FatalitiesMaterial:Firecrackers/Fireworks

202229OctAll DayHayes Lemmerz Dust Explosion 2003Hayes Lemmerz Huntington (US-IN)Lessons:Asset integrity,Competency,Compliance with Standards,Incident Investigation,Management of Change,Operating Procedures,Operational Integrity,Process Knowledge,Risk AssessmentIndustry:ManufacturingCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Confined explosion Origin: CSB Incident:Dust explosionHazards:FlammableContributory Factors:HousekeepingImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Effects:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:AluminiumTopics:Chemical Reaction

November

202214NovAll DayPampa Explosion 1987Celanese Chemicals Pampa (US-TX)Lessons:Competency,Operational Integrity,Risk AssessmentIndustry:PetrochemicalsCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Confined explosion,Operator error Origin: Marsh Incident:VCEHazards:FlammableImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Effects:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:Butane

December

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 DayTacoa Terminal Explosion 1982Electricidad de Caracas Tacoa (VE)Industry:StorageCountry:VenezuelaLanguage:ENLoC:Confined explosion Origin: Marsh Incident:VCEHazards:FlammableImpact:HUMAN (Offsite Fatalities)Effects:> 100 FatalitiesMaterial:Fuel Oil

202225DecAll DayBintulu Explosion 1997Shell Bintulu (MY)Industry:Gas ProcessingCountry:MalaysiaLanguage:ENLoC:Confined explosion Origin: Marsh Incident:EXPLOSIONHazards:FlammableImpact:HUMAN (On Site Injuries)Effects:< 100 InjuriesMaterial:Methane

January

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

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