May, 2015

This is a repeating event

201516MayAll DayLIAONING RUIXING TOXIC RELEASE 2015Liaoning Ruixing, Jincheng, Shanxi (CN)Lessons:Audits & Reviews,Commitment & Culture,Competency,Compliance with Standards,Control of Work,Emergency Preparedness,Operating Procedures,Operational Integrity,Operational Readiness,Process Knowledge,Risk Assessment,Workforce InvolvementIndustry:ChemicalsCountry:ChinaLanguage:ENLoC:Deterioration Origin: MKOPSC Incident:Fluid release to groundHazards:FlammableContributory Factors:Component MalfunctionImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Effects:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:Carbon disulfide


A leakage of Carbon disulfide cooling pipe occurred in Ruixing company. 8 killed and 6 injured in the following rescue process.

Proximate causes:
• Inadequate tools, equipment & vehicles (pipe leaking)

Source: A web-based collection and analysis of process safety incidents (


MKOPSCMary Kay O'Connor Process Safety Center