April, 2015

This is a repeating event

201505AprAll DayCARBOGEN AMCIS EXPLOSION 2015Carbogen Amcis, Manchester (GB)Lessons:Competency,Control of Work,Operating Procedures,Operational Integrity,Operational Readiness,Process Knowledge,Risk AssessmentIndustry:Life SciencesCountry:United KingdomLanguage:ENLoC:Fire exposure Origin: MKOPSC Incident:EXPLOSIONImpact:HUMAN (On Site At Risk)Effects:Environmental


Fire in a chemical plant fueled by unidentified chemicals. Two explosions were reported, one of them was a cylinder. Smoke and debris

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


MKOPSCMary Kay O'Connor Process Safety Center