September, 2014

This is a repeating event

201405SepAll DayKalari Exposion 2014Kalari, Charleville, Queensland (AU-QLD)Lessons:Audits & Reviews,Competency,Emergency Preparedness,Operating Procedures,Operational Integrity,Risk Assessment,Stakeholder Engagement,Workforce InvolvementIndustry:RoadCountry:AustraliaLanguage:ENLoC:Transport Origin: MKOPSC Incident:Explosive decompositionHazards:Explosive,FlammableContributory Factors:Transport AccidentImpact:HUMAN (Offsite Injuries)Effects:< 100 InjuriesMaterial:Ammonium Nitrate,Diesel fuel


A truck carrying 50 tons of ammonium nitrate crashed and caught fire following an explosion. Firefighters trucks and bridge were destroyed. Debris found up to 1.5 km away

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MKOPSCMary Kay O'Connor Process Safety Center