Hazards Explosive

February

202319FebAll DayHUBEI FUSHENG CHEMICAL EXPLOSION 2015Hubei Fusheng Chemical Co., Yichang, Hubei (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:Component malfunction Origin: MKOPSC Incident:Explosive decompositionHazards:ExplosiveContributory Factors:Organization Inadequate,Organized Procedures,Training/InstructionImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Effects:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:Nitro-based fertilizer,Urea-based fertilizer

March

202321MarAll DayTIANJIAYI CHEMICAL EXPLOSION 2019Tianjiayi Chemical Yancheng (CN)Industry:ChemicalsCountry:ChinaLanguage:ENIncident:Explosive decompositionHazards:ExplosiveImpact:HUMAN (Offsite Fatalities)Effects:11 - 100 FatalitiesMaterial:Fertilizer

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

202329MarAll DayVISAKHAPATNAM FIRECRACKER EXPLOSION 2015Firecrackers, Visakhapatnam (IN)Lessons:Asset integrity,Audits & Reviews,Commitment & Culture,Competency,Compliance with Standards,Contractor Management,Control of Work,Incident Investigation,Management of Change,Operating Procedures,Operational Integrity,Operational Readiness,Performance Indicators,Process Knowledge,Risk Assessment,Workforce InvolvementIndustry:ExplosivesCountry:IndiaLanguage:ENLoC:Confined explosion Origin: MKOPSC Incident:Explosive decompositionHazards:ExplosiveImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Effects:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:Firecrackers/Fireworks

April

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

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 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

May

202304MayAll DayHenderson Explosion 1988PEPCON Henderson (US-NV)Industry:ChemicalsCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Confined explosion Origin: Marsh Incident:Explosive decompositionHazards:ExplosiveImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Effects:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:Ammonium Perchlorate

June

202308JunAll DayMILLER CHEMICAL EXPLOSION 2015Miller Chemical & Fertilizer, Conewago (US-PA)Lessons:Asset integrity,Audits & Reviews,Commitment & Culture,Competency,Emergency Preparedness,Risk AssessmentIndustry:ChemicalsCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:UNKNOWN Origin: MKOPSC Incident:Explosive decompositionHazards:ExplosiveContributory Factors:Component MalfunctionImpact:HUMAN (On Site At Risk)Effects:EnvironmentalMaterial:Fertilizer

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