September, 2022

This is a repeating event

202204SepAll DaySapulpa Toxic Release 2015Sapulpa, West Tulsa (US-OK)Lessons:Commitment & Culture,Compliance with Standards,Control of Work,Incident Investigation,Operating Procedures,Risk AssessmentIndustry:RoadCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Operator error Origin: MKOPSC Incident:Gas/vapour/mist/etc release to airHazards:Corrosive,Environmental,ToxicContributory Factors:Transport AccidentImpact:HUMAN (Offsite Injuries)Effects:< 100 InjuriesMaterial:Ammonia

Summary

A tank car was leaking Anhydrous ammonia and the cap from the tanker was missing, which created a vapor cloud.


Source: A web-based collection and analysis of process safety incidents (https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0950423016302285)
Image Credit: Fox 23 News

Origin

MKOPSCMary Kay O'Connor Process Safety Center

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