January, 2021

This is a repeating event

202108JanAll DayGREEN VALLEY CHEMICAL EXPLOSION 2015Green Valley Chemical, Creston (US-IA) Origin: MKOPSC Lessons:Asset integrity,Commitment & Culture,Competency,Compliance with Standards,Control of Work,Operating Procedures,Risk AssessmentIndustry:ChemicalsCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:UNKNOWNIncident:Pressure burstHazard:Mechanical/Kinetic/PotentialImpact:HUMAN (Offsite Fatalities)Consequence:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:Compressed Air

Summary

In a chemical plant that produces fertilizer, carbon dioxide and dry ice, a pipeline explosion occurred.


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

Origin

MKOPSCMary Kay O'Connor Process Safety Center

Time

Fri 8 Jan 2021 - Fri 8 Jan 2021

Location

Green Valley Chemical

1284 Cherry Street Rd, Creston, IA 50801, United States

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