August, 2015

This is a repeating event

201506AugAll DayKANPUR FIRE 2015Chakeri, Kanpur (IN)Lessons:Asset integrity,Audits & Reviews,Commitment & Culture,Competency,Control of Work,Emergency Preparedness,Operating Procedures,Operational Integrity,Operational Readiness,Risk AssessmentIndustry:ChemicalsCountry:IndiaLanguage:ENLoC:UNKNOWN Origin: MKOPSC Incident:ConflagrationImpact:HUMAN (On Site At Risk)Effects:Environmental


Fire in a chemical factory in Chakeri area of Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India. It took more than 5 h for 15 fire fighting vehicles to extinguish the fire. A large portion of the factory and a storehouse adjacent to it were destroyed.

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MKOPSCMary Kay O'Connor Process Safety Center