Lessons Incident Investigation

Incident Investigation | Incident Reporting and Investigation

December

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

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

January

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

202318JanAll DayPETROBRAS (RLAM) EXPLOSION 2015Petrobras, Landulpho Alves Refinery, Salvador (BR)Lessons:Asset integrity,Audits & Reviews,Competency,Compliance with Standards,Control of Work,Emergency Preparedness,Incident Investigation,Management of Change,Operating Procedures,Operational Integrity,Operational Readiness,Performance Indicators,Process Knowledge,Risk Assessment,Stakeholder Engagement,Workforce InvolvementIndustry:RefiningCountry:BrazilLanguage:ENLoC:Deterioration Origin: MKOPSC Incident:EXPLOSIONHazards:FlammableContributory Factors:Corrosion/Erosion/Fatigue,Health,Maintenance,Organized ProceduresEffects:< 100 InjuriesMaterial:Hydrogen

202320JanAll DaySURVIVAL INDUSTRIES EXPLOSION 2015Survival Technologies, Ankleshwar (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:ChemicalsCountry:IndiaLanguage:ENLoC:Operator error Origin: MKOPSC Incident:EXPLOSIONHazards:Harmful/IrritantContributory Factors:Component MalfunctionImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Effects:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:4-hydroxybenzohydrazide

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

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

February

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

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

202312FebAll DayPetrobras (Espirito Santos FPSO) Explosion 2015Petrobras, FPSO Cidade de São Mateus, Espírito Santo (BR)Lessons:Asset integrity,Audits & Reviews,Competency,Compliance with Standards,Control of Work,Emergency Preparedness,Incident Investigation,Management of Change,Operating Procedures,Operational Integrity,Process Knowledge,Risk Assessment,Stakeholder Engagement,Workforce InvolvementIndustry:OffshoreCountry:BrazilLanguage:ENLoC:Deterioration Origin: MKOPSC Incident:EXPLOSIONHazards:FlammableContributory Factors:Design of Plant,Management Attitude,Organized Procedures,Process Analysis,SupervisionImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Effects:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:Methane

March

202310MarAll DayCHANGZHOU FIRE 2015Changzhou, Jiangsu (CN)Lessons:Asset integrity,Audits & Reviews,Commitment & Culture,Competency,Control of Work,Emergency Preparedness,Incident Investigation,Operating Procedures,Operational Integrity,Operational Readiness,Process Knowledge,Risk AssessmentIndustry:WarehouseCountry:ChinaLanguage:ENLoC:Fire exposure Origin: MKOPSC Incident:ConflagrationContributory Factors:Component Malfunction,Organized ProceduresImpact:HUMAN (On Site At Risk)Effects:Environmental

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

202326MarAll DayAFRICA SUNOIL FIRE 2014Africa Sunoil Refineries, Durban (ZA)Lessons:Audits & Reviews,Competency,Emergency Preparedness,Incident Investigation,Process Knowledge,Risk Assessment,Stakeholder EngagementIndustry:Food & DrinkCountry:South AfricaLanguage:ENLoC:Fire exposure Origin: MKOPSC Incident:VCEHazards:FlammableImpact:HUMAN (On Site At Risk)Effects:EnvironmentalMaterial:Sunflower oil

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

202306AprAll DayDRAGON AROMATICS EXPLOSION 2015Dragon Aromatics, Zhangzhou City, Fujian (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:PipelinesCountry:ChinaLanguage:ENLoC:UNKNOWN Origin: MKOPSC Incident:VCEHazards:FlammableContributory Factors:Manufacture/ConstructionImpact:HUMAN (Offsite Injuries)Effects:< 100 InjuriesMaterial:Paraxylene

202308AprAll DayECHOTECH III EXPLOSION 2015Echotech III, Delhi (IN)Lessons:Commitment & Culture,Competency,Contractor Management,Control of Work,Incident Investigation,Operating Procedures,Operational Integrity,Operational Readiness,Process Knowledge,Risk AssessmentIndustry:ManufacturingCountry:IndiaLanguage:ENLoC:Deterioration Origin: MKOPSC Incident:Runaway reaction explosionImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Effects:1-10 Fatalities

202320AprAll DayDeepwater Horizon Blowout & Explosion 2010BP Macondo (US-GM)Lessons:Asset integrity,Commitment & Culture,Compliance with Standards,Contractor Management,Incident Investigation,Management of Change,Operating Procedures,Operational IntegrityIndustry:OffshoreCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Overpressure Origin: CSB Incident:VCEHazards:FlammableContributory Factors:Containment FailureImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Effects:11 – 100 FatalitiesMaterial:Crude Oil

202321AprAll DayYANGZI PETROCHEMICAL EXPLOSION 2015Yangzi Petrochemical, Nanjing, 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:PetrochemicalsCountry:ChinaLanguage:ENLoC:UNKNOWN Origin: MKOPSC Incident:VCEHazards:Harmful/IrritantImpact:HUMAN (On Site Injuries)Effects:< 100 InjuriesMaterial:Glycol

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

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