June, 2015

This is a repeating event

201527JunAll DayFORMOSA FUN COAST EXPLOSION 2015Formosa Fun Coast, New Taipei, Taiwan (TW)Lessons:Commitment & Culture,Competency,Control of Work,Emergency Preparedness,Management of Change,Operating Procedures,Operational Readiness,Process Knowledge,Risk Assessment,Stakeholder EngagementIndustry:MiscellaneousCountry:TaiwanLanguage:ENLoC:Operator error Origin: MKOPSC Incident:Dust explosionHazards:FlammableImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Effects:11 - 100 FatalitiesMaterial:Colored powder


Flammable color powder exploded in at a recreational water park in Taiwan

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


MKOPSCMary Kay O'Connor Process Safety Center