LoC UNKNOWN

September

202207SepAll DayMING CHEMICAL EXPLOSION 2015Ming Chemical Co., Lishui, Zhejiang (CN)Lessons:Asset integrity,Audits & Reviews,Competency,Control of Work,Emergency Preparedness,Operating Procedures,Operational Integrity,Operational Readiness,Process Knowledge,Risk AssessmentIndustry:ChemicalsCountry:ChinaLanguage:ENLoC:UNKNOWN Origin: MKOPSC Incident:EXPLOSIONImpact:HUMAN (On Site At Risk)Effects:Environmental

202209SepAll DayBERGOLIN EXPLOSION 2014Bergolin, Ritterhude (DE)Lessons:Audits & Reviews,Commitment & Culture,Competency,Control of Work,Emergency Preparedness,Operating Procedures,Operational Integrity,Process Knowledge,Risk Assessment,Stakeholder Engagement,Workforce InvolvementIndustry:ChemicalsCountry:GermanyLanguage:ENLoC:UNKNOWN Origin: MKOPSC Incident:VCEImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Effects:1-10 Fatalities

202223SepAll DayLUXIANG BARIUM EXPLOSION 2014Huaihua, Hunan (CN)Lessons:Commitment & Culture,Competency,Compliance with Standards,Control of Work,Operating Procedures,Operational Integrity,Operational Readiness,Performance Indicators,Process Knowledge,Risk Assessment,Workforce InvolvementIndustry:ChemicalsCountry:ChinaLanguage:ENLoC:UNKNOWN Origin: MKOPSC Incident:Dust explosionHazards:Oxidising,ToxicContributory Factors:Organization Inadequate,Organized Procedures,Training/InstructionImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Effects:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:Barium nitrate

October

202205OctAll DayZHEJIANG HONGXIANG EXPLOSION 2015Zhejiang Hongxiang Chemical Co, Shangyu, Zhejiang (CN)Lessons:Audits & Reviews,Commitment & Culture,Competency,Compliance with Standards,Control of Work,Operating Procedures,Process Knowledge,Risk AssessmentIndustry:ChemicalsCountry:ChinaLanguage:ENLoC:UNKNOWN Origin: MKOPSC Incident:Explosive decompositionHazards:Environmental,OxidisingImpact:HUMAN (On Site Injuries)Effects:< 100 InjuriesMaterial:Sodium Chlorate

202226OctAll DayAghorn Energy Toxic Release 2019Aghorn Energy Odessa (US-TX)Industry:StorageCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:UNKNOWN Origin: CSB Incident:Gas/vapour/mist/etc release to airHazards:Flammable,ToxicContributory Factors:UNKNOWNImpact:HUMAN (Offsite Fatalities)Effects:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:Hydrogen Sulfide

November

202206NovAll DayRIGONI EXPLOSION 2014Rigoni Chemicals, Cordoba (AR)Lessons:Commitment & Culture,Competency,Compliance with Standards,Emergency Preparedness,Incident Investigation,Operating Procedures,Operational Integrity,Operational Readiness,Process Knowledge,Risk Assessment,Stakeholder EngagementIndustry:ChemicalsCountry:ArgentinaLanguage:ENLoC:UNKNOWN Origin: MKOPSC Incident:EXPLOSIONHazards:Environmental,Oxidising,ToxicContributory Factors:Component Malfunction,Design of PlantImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Effects:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:Chlorine

202227NovAll DayTPC Explosion 2019TPC Group Port Neches (US-TX)Industry:ChemicalsCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:UNKNOWN Origin: CSB Incident:VCEHazards:FlammableContributory Factors:UNKNOWNImpact:HUMAN (Offsite At Risk)Effects:EnvironmentalMaterial:Butadiene

January

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

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

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

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