September, 2022

This is a repeating event

202205SepAll 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

Summary

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


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

Origin

MKOPSCMary Kay O'Connor Process Safety Center

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