Hazards Toxic

February

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

March

202303MarAll DayTIARUN EXPLOSION 2015Tianrun Chemical Fertilizer Co, Ordos, Inner Mongolia (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:PetrochemicalsCountry:ChinaLanguage:ENLoC:Maintenance error Origin: MKOPSC Incident:Pressure burstHazards:Corrosive,Environmental,Flammable,ToxicContributory Factors:Organization Inadequate,Organized ProceduresImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Effects:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:Ammonia,Hydrogen

202307MarAll DayBASF (Antwerp) Explosion 1989BASF Antwerp (BE)Industry:ChemicalsCountry:BelgiumLanguage:ENLoC:Deterioration Origin: Marsh Incident:EXPLOSIONHazards:Flammable,ToxicImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Effects:11 – 100 FatalitiesMaterial:Ethylene Oxide

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

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

April

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 DayWEIFANG FATALITIES 2015Weifang, Shandong (CN)Lessons:Audits & Reviews,Commitment & Culture,Competency,Compliance with Standards,Control of Work,Emergency Preparedness,Management of Change,Operating Procedures,Operational Integrity,Operational Readiness,Performance Indicators,Process Knowledge,Risk Assessment,Workforce InvolvementIndustry:Water TreatmentCountry:ChinaLanguage:ENLoC:Operator error Origin: MKOPSC Incident:AsphyxiationHazards:Environmental,Flammable,ToxicContributory Factors:Component MalfunctionImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Effects:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:Hydrogen Sulfide

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

202321AprAll DayHUACHANG EXPLOSION 2015Huachang Chemical Group, Zhangjiagang, Jiangsu (CN)Lessons: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,Stakeholder Engagement,Workforce InvolvementIndustry:ChemicalsCountry:ChinaLanguage:ENLoC:Fire exposure Origin: MKOPSC Incident:EXPLOSIONHazards:Corrosive,Environmental,ToxicImpact:HUMAN (On Site Injuries)Effects:< 100 InjuriesMaterial:Ammonia

202323AprAll DayFormosa Plastics (Illiopolis) Explosion 2004Formosa Plastics Corporation Illiopolis (US-IL)Lessons:Emergency Preparedness,Incident Investigation,Operational Integrity,Process KnowledgeIndustry:Plastics & PolymersCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Operator error Origin: CSB Incident:VCEHazards:Flammable,ToxicContributory Factors:ErrorImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Effects:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:Vinyl Chloride Monomer

202326AprAll DayBulk Terminals Toxic Release 1974Bulk Terminals Chicago (US-IL)Lessons:Asset integrity,Emergency PreparednessIndustry:StorageCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Overpressure Origin: HSE Incident:Fluid release to groundHazards:Corrosive,ToxicImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Effects:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:Hydrogen Chloride

May

202301MayAll DaySterlington Explosion 1991Angus Chemical Co Sterlington (US-LA)Industry:PetrochemicalsCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Fire exposure Origin: Marsh Incident:VCEHazards:Flammable,Reactive,ToxicImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Effects:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:Nitromethane

202314MayAll DayST LEONARDS TOXIC RELEASE 2015Veolia , Hastings (GB)Lessons:Competency,Compliance with Standards,Control of Work,Process Knowledge,Risk Assessment,Workforce InvolvementIndustry:Waste TreatmentCountry:United KingdomLanguage:ENLoC:Material incompatibility Origin: MKOPSC Incident:Gas/vapour/mist/etc release to airHazards:Corrosive,Environmental,ToxicImpact:HUMAN (Offsite Injuries)Effects:< 100 InjuriesMaterial:Ammonia

June

202311JunAll DayGoodyear Heat Exchanger Rupture 2008Goodyear Houston (US-TX)Lessons:Asset integrity,Control of Work,Emergency PreparednessIndustry:ChemicalsCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Overpressure Origin: CSB Incident:Pressure burstHazards:Corrosive,Environmental,ToxicContributory Factors:MaintenanceImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Effects:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:AmmoniaTopics:Pressure Systems

202313JunAll DayDANA CHEMICAL FIRE 2015Dana Chemical Co., Nanjing, Jiangsu (CN)Lessons:Asset integrity,Competency,Compliance with Standards,Control of Work,Operating Procedures,Operational Integrity,Operational Readiness,Performance Indicators,Process Knowledge,Risk AssessmentIndustry:PetrochemicalsCountry:ChinaLanguage:ENLoC:Confined explosion Origin: MKOPSC Incident:EXPLOSIONHazards:Flammable,ToxicImpact:HUMAN (On Site At Risk)Effects:EnvironmentalMaterial:Ethylene Oxide

202318JunAll DayHAOLIANGHE TOXIC RELEASE 2015Haolianghe, Heilongjiang (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:Operator error Origin: MKOPSC Incident:Gas/vapour/mist/etc release to airHazards:Corrosive,Environmental,ToxicContributory Factors:Organized ProceduresImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Effects:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:Ammonia

202325JunAll DayOLIN CHLOR ALKALI EXPLOSION 2014Olin, Becancour (CA-QC)Lessons:Asset integrity,Audits & Reviews,Competency,Emergency Preparedness,Incident Investigation,Operating Procedures,Process Knowledge,Risk AssessmentIndustry:ChemicalsCountry:CanadaLanguage:ENLoC:UNKNOWN Origin: MKOPSC Incident:EXPLOSIONHazards:Environmental,Oxidising,ToxicImpact:HUMAN (On Site Injuries)Effects:< 100 InjuriesMaterial:Chlorine

202327JunAll DayStaveley Chemicals Explosion 1982Staveley Chemicals Staveley (GB)Lessons:Operating ProceduresIndustry:ChemicalsCountry:United KingdomLanguage:ENLoC:Deterioration Origin: HSE Incident:EXPLOSIONHazards:Corrosive,ToxicImpact:HUMAN (On Site At Risk)Effects:EnvironmentalMaterial:Oleum

202328JunAll DayYIDOMG JIUDING EXPLOSION 2015Yidong Jiuding Chemical Co., Ordos, Inner Mongolia (CN)Lessons:Commitment & Culture,Competency,Control of Work,Operating Procedures,Operational Readiness,Risk AssessmentIndustry:ChemicalsCountry:ChinaLanguage:ENLoC:UNKNOWN Origin: MKOPSC Incident:EXPLOSIONHazards:Corrosive,Environmental,ToxicImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Effects:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:Ammonia

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