March, 2023

This is a repeating event

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

Summary

Blaze in a warehouse next to oil factory. Fire created massive plumes of smoke in the area. Fire spread to adjacent paint factory. Damaged buildings


Source: A web-based collection and analysis of process safety incidents (https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0950423016302285)
Image Credit: Twitter / News24

Origin

MKOPSCMary Kay O'Connor Process Safety Center

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