Incidents Map

Positions are approximated using the best available coordinates and are NOT intended to pinpoint the exact location of an incident or site.

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202105MarAll DayTrans-Andean Pipeline Earthquake 1987Ecuador (EC) Origin: Marsh Industry:PipelinesCountry:EcuadorLanguage:ENLoC:Natural eventIncident:Gas/vapour/mist/etc release to airHazard:FlammableCause:Natural EventImpact:ENVIRONMENTAL (Offsite)Consequence:EnvironmentalMaterial:Crude OilLive Now

202106MarAll DayHerald of Free Enterprise Capsize 1987MS Herald of Free Enterprise Bruges (BE) Origin: MAIB Industry:ShippingCountry:BelgiumLanguage:ENLoC:Operator errorIncident:CapsizeHazard:Mechanical/Kinetic/PotentialImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Consequence:> 100 Fatalities

202107MarAll DayBASF (Antwerp) Explosion 1989BASF Antwerp (BE) Origin: Marsh Industry:ChemicalsCountry:BelgiumLanguage:ENLoC:DeteriorationIncident:EXPLOSIONHazard:Flammable,ToxicImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Consequence:11 – 100 FatalitiesMaterial:Ethylene Oxide

202110MarAll DayCHANGZHOU FIRE 2015Changzhou, Jiangsu (CN) Origin: MKOPSC Lessons:Asset integrity,Audits & Reviews,Commitment & Culture,Competency,Control of Work,Emergency Preparedness,Incident Investigation,Operating Procedures,Operational Integrity,Operational Readiness,Process Knowledge,Risk AssessmentIndustry:WarehouseCountry:ChinaLanguage:ENLoC:Fire exposureIncident:ConflagrationCause:Component Malfunction,Organized ProceduresImpact:HUMAN (On Site At Risk)Consequence:Environmental

202111MarAll DaySendai Refinery Explosion 2011JX Nippon Oil Sendai (JP) Origin: Marsh Industry:RefiningCountry:JapanLanguage:ENLoC:Fire exposureIncident:VCEHazard:FlammableCause:Natural EventImpact:HUMAN (On Site At Risk)Consequence:EnvironmentalMaterial:Hydrocarbons

202111MarAll DayFukushima Damage & Release 2011Fukushima Daiichi (JP) Origin: IAEA Lessons:Competency,Emergency Preparedness,Risk Assessment,Workforce InvolvementIndustry:Nuclear PowerCountry:JapanLanguage:ENLoC:OvertemperatureIncident:Gas/vapour/mist/etc release to airHazard:RadiologicalCause:Natural EventImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Consequence:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:RadioisotopesTopic:Natural Hazards

202111MarAll DayPajaritos Explosion 1991PEMEX Pajaritos (MX) Origin: Marsh Industry:PetrochemicalsCountry:MexicoLanguage:ENLoC:DeteriorationIncident:VCEHazard:FlammableImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Consequence:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:Vinyl Chloride Monomer

202111MarAll DaySohar Refinery Fire 2013Orpic Sohar (OM) Origin: Marsh Industry:RefiningCountry:OmanLanguage:ENLoC:Maintenance errorIncident:FIREHazard:FlammableImpact:HUMAN (On Site At Risk)Consequence:EnvironmentalMaterial:Hydrocarbons

202112MarAll DaySeadrift Explosion 1991Union Carbide Seadrift (US-TX) Origin: Marsh Industry:ChemicalsCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Confined explosionIncident:EXPLOSIONHazard:Flammable,ToxicImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Consequence:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:Ethylene Oxide

202113MarAll DayBP (Grangemouth) Refinery Fire 1987BP Oil Grangemouth (GB) Origin: HSE Lessons:Asset integrity,Control of Work,Operational IntegrityIndustry:RefiningCountry:United KingdomLanguage:ENLoC:Maintenance errorIncident:Flash fireHazard:FlammableImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Consequence:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:Hydrocarbons

202113MarAll DayBP Amoco Thermal Decomposition 2001BP Amoco Augusta (US-GA) Origin: CSB Lessons:Incident Investigation,Operational Integrity,Risk AssessmentIndustry:Plastics & PolymersCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Operator errorIncident:Runaway reaction explosionHazard:ReactiveCause:MaintenanceImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Consequence:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:PolymersTopic:Chemical Reaction

202114MarAll DaySyncrude Fort McMurray Refinery Fire 2017Syncrude Fort McMurray (CA-AB) Origin: Marsh Industry:RefiningCountry:CanadaLanguage:ENLoC:DeteriorationIncident:FIREHazard:FlammableImpact:HUMAN (On Site Injuries)Consequence:< 100 InjuriesMaterial:Crude Oil

202115MarAll DayPetrobras 36 (P-36) Explosion 2001Petrobras Roncador Field (BR) Origin: Marsh Industry:OffshoreCountry:BrazilLanguage:ENLoC:OverpressureIncident:EXPLOSIONHazard:FlammableImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Consequence:11 – 100 FatalitiesMaterial:Methane

202117MarAll DayITC Tank Fire 2019ITC Deer Park (US-TX) Origin: CSB Lessons:Emergency Preparedness,Operational Integrity,Stakeholder EngagementIndustry:StorageCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:DeteriorationIncident:FIREHazard:FlammableCause:Containment FailureImpact:HUMAN (Offsite At Risk)Consequence:EnvironmentalMaterial:Naptha

202118MarAll DayBINZHOU EXPLOSION 2015Binzhou, Shandong (CN) Origin: MKOPSC Lessons:Commitment & Culture,Competency,Compliance with Standards,Control of Work,Operating Procedures,Operational Integrity,Operational Readiness,Performance Indicators,Process Knowledge,Risk Assessment,Workforce InvolvementIndustry:ChemicalsCountry:ChinaLanguage:ENLoC:Maintenance errorIncident:VCEHazard:Corrosive,OxidisingCause:Organization Inadequate,Organized ProceduresImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Consequence:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:Hydrogen Peroxide

202119MarAll DayARCO B Explosion 1989ARCO Baker Field (US-GM) Origin: Marsh Industry:OffshoreCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Maintenance errorIncident:EXPLOSIONHazard:FlammableImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Consequence:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:Methane

202120MarAll DayNiigata Explosion 2007Shin-Etsu Niigata (JP) Origin: Marsh Industry:ChemicalsCountry:JapanLanguage:ENLoC:Confined explosionIncident:Dust explosionHazard:FlammableImpact:HUMAN (Offsite Injuries)Consequence:< 100 InjuriesMaterial:Methylcellulose

202120MarAll DayShell Stanlow Explosion 1990Shell Stanlow (GB) Origin: HSE Lessons:Asset integrity,Operational Integrity,Process Knowledge,Risk AssessmentIndustry:RefiningCountry:United KingdomLanguage:ENLoC:OverpressureIncident:VCEHazard:Flammable,ToxicImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Consequence:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:ChlorofluoroanilineTopic:Chemical Reaction

202121MarAll DayTIANJIAYI CHEMICAL EXPLOSION 2019Tianjiayi Chemical Yancheng (CN)Industry:ChemicalsCountry:ChinaLanguage:ENIncident:Explosive decompositionHazard:ExplosiveImpact:HUMAN (Offsite Fatalities)Consequence:11 - 100 FatalitiesMaterial:Fertilizer

202121MarAll DayCarbide Industries Fire 2011Carbide Industries Louisville (US-KY) Origin: CSB Lessons:Compliance with Standards,Operational Integrity,Risk Assessment,Workforce InvolvementIndustry:ChemicalsCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:OverpressureIncident:Rapid phase-transition explosionHazard:ReactiveCause:Component MalfunctionImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Consequence:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:Calcium CarbideTopic:Occupied Buildings

202122MarAll DayPeterborough Explosion 1989Nobels Explosives Co. Peterborough (GB) Origin: HSE Industry:RoadCountry:United KingdomLanguage:ENLoC:Confined explosionIncident:Explosive decompositionHazard:ExplosiveImpact:HUMAN (Offsite Fatalities)Consequence:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:Explosives

202122MarAll DayBP (Grangemouth) Hydrocracker Explosion 1987BP Olefins Grangemouth (GB) Origin: HSE Lessons:Asset integrity,Control of Work,Management of Change,Operating Procedures,Operational IntegrityIndustry:RefiningCountry:United KingdomLanguage:ENLoC:OverpressureIncident:VCEHazard:FlammableImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Consequence:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:Hydrocarbons

202123MarAll DayBP Texas City Refinery Explosion 2005BP Texas City (US-TX) Origin: CSB Lessons:Commitment & Culture,Compliance with Standards,Operating Procedures,Operational Integrity,Performance Indicators,Risk AssessmentIndustry:RefiningCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Genuine releaseIncident:VCEHazard:FlammableCause:Organized ProceduresImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Consequence:11 – 100 FatalitiesMaterial:HydrocarbonsTopic:Occupied Buildings

202124MarAll DayExxon Valdez Grounding 1989Exxon Valdez Prince William Sound (US-AK) Origin: EPA Industry:ShippingCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:TransportIncident:Fluid release to waterHazard:FlammableImpact:ENVIRONMENTAL (Offsite)Consequence:EnvironmentalMaterial:Crude Oil

202125MarAll DayLama Explosion 1993Maraven Lake Maracaibo (VE) Origin: Marsh Industry:OffshoreCountry:VenezuelaLanguage:ENLoC:Maintenance errorIncident:VCEHazard:FlammableImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Consequence:11 – 100 FatalitiesMaterial:Propane

202125MarAll DayChevron (Richmond) Refinery Explosion 1999Chevron Richmond (US-CA) Origin: Marsh Industry:RefiningCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:DeteriorationIncident:VCEHazard:FlammableImpact:HUMAN (On Site At Risk)Consequence:EnvironmentalMaterial:Hydrocarbons

202126MarAll DayAFRICA SUNOIL FIRE 2014Africa Sunoil Refineries, Durban (ZA) Origin: MKOPSC Lessons:Audits & Reviews,Competency,Emergency Preparedness,Incident Investigation,Process Knowledge,Risk Assessment,Stakeholder EngagementIndustry:Food & DrinkCountry:South AfricaLanguage:ENLoC:Fire exposureIncident:VCEHazard:FlammableImpact:HUMAN (On Site At Risk)Consequence:EnvironmentalMaterial:Sunflower oil

202127MarAll DayAlexander Kielland Capsize 1980Alexander L Kielland, Ekofisk Field, Norwegian North Sea (NO) Origin: PSA Norway Industry:OffshoreCountry:NorwayLanguage:ENLoC:Natural eventIncident:CapsizeHazard:Mechanical/Kinetic/PotentialCause:Natural EventImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Consequence:> 100 Fatalities

202127MarAll DayUnion Carbide (Hahnville) Asphyxiation 1998Union Carbide Hahnville (US-LA) Origin: CSB Lessons:Control of WorkIndustry:ChemicalsCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Maintenance errorIncident:AsphyxiationHazard:AsphyxiantCause:Organized ProceduresImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Consequence:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:Nitrogen

202128MarAll DayThree Mile Island Meltdown 1979FirstEnergy Corp Harrisburg (US-PA) Origin: NRC Industry:Nuclear PowerCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:OvertemperatureIncident:Gas/vapour/mist/etc release to airHazard:RadiologicalImpact:ENVIRONMENTAL (Offsite)Consequence:EnvironmentalMaterial:Radioisotopes

202129MarAll DayVISAKHAPATNAM FIRECRACKER EXPLOSION 2015Firecrackers, Visakhapatnam (IN) Origin: MKOPSC Lessons:Asset integrity,Audits & Reviews,Commitment & Culture,Competency,Compliance with Standards,Contractor Management,Control of Work,Incident Investigation,Management of Change,Operating Procedures,Operational Integrity,Operational Readiness,Performance Indicators,Process Knowledge,Risk Assessment,Workforce InvolvementIndustry:ExplosivesCountry:IndiaLanguage:ENLoC:Confined explosionIncident:Explosive decompositionHazard:ExplosiveImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Consequence:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:Firecrackers/Fireworks

202101AprAll DayAbkatun Permanente Fire 2015PEMEX Bay of Campeche (MX) Origin: Marsh Industry:OffshoreCountry:MexicoLanguage:ENLoC:DeteriorationIncident:FIREHazard:FlammableImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Consequence:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:Crude Oil

202102AprAll DayULTRACARGO FIRE 2015Ultracargo, Santos (BR) Origin: MKOPSC Lessons:Audits & Reviews,Competency,Emergency Preparedness,Operating Procedures,Operational Integrity,Process Knowledge,Risk Assessment,Stakeholder EngagementIndustry:StorageCountry:BrazilLanguage:ENLoC:Fire exposureIncident:Pool fireHazard:FlammableCause:Maintenance,Management Attitude,SupervisionImpact:HUMAN (On Site At Risk)Consequence:EnvironmentalMaterial:Diesel fuel

202102AprAll DayKMCO Explosion 2019KMCO Crosby (US-TX) Origin: CSB Lessons:Asset integrityIndustry:ChemicalsCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:DeteriorationIncident:VCEHazard:FlammableCause:Component MalfunctionImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Consequence:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:Isobutylene

202102AprAll DayTesoro (Anacortes) Refinery Explosion 2010Tesoro Anacortes (US-WA) Origin: CSB Lessons:Asset integrity,Commitment & Culture,Compliance with Standards,Control of WorkIndustry:RefiningCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:DeteriorationIncident:VCEHazard:FlammableCause:Containment FailureImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Consequence:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:Naptha

202102AprAll DayLa Plata Refinery Explosion 2013YPF Ensenada (AR) Origin: Marsh Industry:RefiningCountry:ArgentinaLanguage:ENLoC:Natural eventIncident:VCEHazard:FlammableImpact:HUMAN (On Site At Risk)Consequence:EnvironmentalMaterial:Hydrocarbons

202103AprAll DayLoy Lange Box Co. Pressure Vessel Explosion 2017Loy-Lange Box Company St. Louis (US-MO) Origin: CSB Lessons:Asset integrityIndustry:ManufacturingCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:OverpressureIncident:Rapid phase-transition explosionHazard:Mechanical/Kinetic/PotentialCause:Corrosion/Erosion/FatigueImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Consequence:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:Steam

202105AprAll DayLaporte (Ilford) Explosion 1975Laporte Ilford (GB) Origin: HSE Industry:ChemicalsCountry:United KingdomLanguage:ENLoC:Confined explosionIncident:EXPLOSIONHazard:OxidisingImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Consequence:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:Oyxgen

202105AprAll DayCARBOGEN AMCIS EXPLOSION 2015Carbogen Amcis, Manchester (GB) Origin: MKOPSC Lessons:Competency,Control of Work,Operating Procedures,Operational Integrity,Operational Readiness,Process Knowledge,Risk AssessmentIndustry:Life SciencesCountry:United KingdomLanguage:ENLoC:Fire exposureIncident:EXPLOSIONImpact:HUMAN (On Site At Risk)Consequence:Environmental

202106AprAll DayDRAGON AROMATICS EXPLOSION 2015Dragon Aromatics, Zhangzhou City, Fujian (CN) Origin: MKOPSC Lessons:Audits & Reviews,Commitment & Culture,Competency,Compliance with Standards,Control of Work,Emergency Preparedness,Incident Investigation,Management of Change,Operating Procedures,Operational Integrity,Operational Readiness,Process Knowledge,Risk Assessment,Stakeholder Engagement,Workforce InvolvementIndustry:PipelinesCountry:ChinaLanguage:ENLoC:UNKNOWNIncident:VCEHazard:FlammableCause:Manufacture/ConstructionImpact:HUMAN (Offsite Injuries)Consequence:< 100 InjuriesMaterial:Paraxylene

202107AprAll DayGlenpool Tank Farm Explosion 2003ConocoPhillips Glenpool (US-OK) Origin: NTSB Industry:StorageCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Confined explosionIncident:VCEHazard:FlammableImpact:HUMAN (Offsite At Risk)Consequence:EnvironmentalMaterial:Diesel fuel

202108AprAll DayGiant Industries Refinery Fire Explosion 2004Giant Industries Ciniza (US-NM) Origin: CSB Lessons:Asset integrity,Management of Change,Operational IntegrityIndustry:RefiningCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Maintenance errorIncident:FIREHazard:FlammableCause:MaintenanceImpact:HUMAN (On Site Injuries)Consequence:< 100 InjuriesMaterial:Alkylate

202108AprAll DayDonaldson Enterprises Explosion 2011Donaldson Enterprises Waipahu (US-HI) Origin: CSB Lessons:Compliance with Standards,Contractor Management,Process KnowledgeIndustry:ExplosivesCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Confined explosionIncident:Explosive decompositionHazard:ExplosiveCause:Training/InstructionImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Consequence:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:Explosives

202108AprAll DayECHOTECH III EXPLOSION 2015Echotech III, Delhi (IN) Origin: MKOPSC Lessons:Commitment & Culture,Competency,Contractor Management,Control of Work,Incident Investigation,Operating Procedures,Operational Integrity,Operational Readiness,Process Knowledge,Risk AssessmentIndustry:ManufacturingCountry:IndiaLanguage:ENLoC:DeteriorationIncident:Runaway reaction explosionImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Consequence:1-10 Fatalities

202108AprAll DayMorton International Runaway Chemical Reaction 1998Morton International Inc. Paterson (US-NJ) Origin: CSB Lessons:Commitment & Culture,Risk Assessment,Workforce InvolvementIndustry:ChemicalsCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:OverpressureIncident:Runaway reaction explosionHazard:Reactive,ToxicCause:Loss of Process ControlImpact:HUMAN (On Site Injuries)Consequence:< 100 InjuriesMaterial:Ortho-NitrochlorobenzeneTopic:Chemical Reaction

202109AprAll DayWEIFANG FATALITIES 2015Weifang, Shandong (CN) Origin: MKOPSC Lessons:Audits & Reviews,Commitment & Culture,Competency,Compliance with Standards,Control of Work,Emergency Preparedness,Management of Change,Operating Procedures,Operational Integrity,Operational Readiness,Performance Indicators,Process Knowledge,Risk Assessment,Workforce InvolvementIndustry:Water TreatmentCountry:ChinaLanguage:ENLoC:Operator errorIncident:AsphyxiationHazard:Environmental,Flammable,ToxicCause:Component MalfunctionImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Consequence:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:Hydrogen Sulfide

202109AprAll DayHerrig Brothers Explosion 1998Herrig Brothers Albert City (US-IA) Origin: CSB Lessons:Asset integrity,Compliance with Standards,Emergency Preparedness,Stakeholder EngagementIndustry:AgricultureCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:ImpactIncident:BLEVEHazard:FlammableCause:Object impactImpact:HUMAN (Offsite Fatalities)Consequence:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:Propane

202109AprAll DayWickland Refinery Fire 2001Aruba Oil Refinery (AW) Origin: Marsh Industry:RefiningCountry:Dutch AntillesLanguage:ENLoC:Maintenance errorIncident:FIREHazard:FlammableImpact:HUMAN (On Site At Risk)Consequence:EnvironmentalMaterial:Hydrocarbons

202110AprAll DayDALIAN FIRE 2015Dalian, Liaoning (CN) Origin: MKOPSC Lessons:Audits & Reviews,Competency,Risk AssessmentIndustry:PipelinesCountry:ChinaLanguage:ENLoC:DeteriorationIncident:FireballHazard:FlammableCause:Component MalfunctionImpact:HUMAN (On Site At Risk)Consequence:EnvironmentalMaterial:Crude Oil,Methane

202110AprAll DayChevron (Richmond) Refinery Fire 1989Chevron Richmond (US-CA) Origin: Marsh Industry:RefiningCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:DeteriorationIncident:FIREHazard:FlammableImpact:HUMAN (On Site Injuries)Consequence:< 100 InjuriesMaterial:Hydrogen

202111AprAll DayD.D. Williamson Catastrophic Vessel Failure 2003D.D. Williamson Louisville (US-KY) Origin: CSB Lessons:Asset integrity,Competency,Operating Procedures,Risk AssessmentIndustry:Food & DrinkCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:OverpressureIncident:Pressure burstHazard:Corrosive,Environmental,ToxicCause:Loss of Process ControlImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Consequence:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:AmmoniaTopic:Pressure Systems TagsRelief Systems

202112AprAll DayMFG Chemical (Dalton) Toxic Release 2004MFG Chemical, Inc. Callahan Rd. Dalton (US-GA) Origin: CSB Lessons:Emergency Preparedness,Process Knowledge,Stakeholder EngagementIndustry:ChemicalsCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Genuine releaseIncident:Runaway reaction explosionHazard:FlammableCause:Loss of Process ControlImpact:HUMAN (Offsite Injuries)Consequence:≥ 100 InjuriesMaterial:Allyl alcohol,Allyl chlorideTopic:Chemical Reaction

202112AprAll DayFlotel Jupiter Sinking 2011Jupiter Bay Of Campeche Gulf of Mexico (MX) Origin: Marsh Industry:OffshoreCountry:MexicoLanguage:ENLoC:Structural settlementIncident:CapsizeHazard:Mechanical/Kinetic/PotentialImpact:COST (On Site)Consequence:Financial

202113AprAll DayKINDER-MORGAN BORGER EXPLOSION 2015Kinder-Morgan, Borger (US-TX) Origin: MKOPSC Lessons:Asset integrity,Audits & Reviews,Commitment & Culture,Competency,Compliance with Standards,Emergency Preparedness,Process Knowledge,Risk AssessmentIndustry:PipelinesCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:DeteriorationIncident:EXPLOSIONHazard:FlammableImpact:HUMAN (On Site At Risk)Consequence:EnvironmentalMaterial:Methane

202116AprAll DayGrandcamp Explosion 1947SS Grandcamp Port of Texas City (US-TX) Origin: Wikipedia Industry:ShippingCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Fire exposureIncident:Explosive decompositionHazard:ExplosiveImpact:HUMAN (Offsite Fatalities)Consequence:> 100 FatalitiesMaterial:Ammonium Nitrate

202116AprAll DayHumber Refinery Explosion 2001ConocoPhillips Humber Refinery Killingholme (GB) Origin: HSE Lessons:Asset integrity,Management of Change,Process KnowledgeIndustry:RefiningCountry:United KingdomLanguage:ENLoC:DeteriorationIncident:EXPLOSIONHazard:FlammableImpact:HUMAN (On Site Injuries)Consequence:< 100 InjuriesMaterial:Methane

202117AprAll DayWest Fertilizer Explosion 2013West Fertilizer Co. West (US-TX) Origin: CSB Lessons:Commitment & Culture,Compliance with Standards,Emergency Preparedness,Process Knowledge,Risk Assessment,Stakeholder Engagement,Workforce InvolvementIndustry:AgricultureCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Fire exposureIncident:Dust explosionHazard:ExplosiveCause:Runaway ReactionImpact:HUMAN (Offsite Fatalities)Consequence:11 – 100 FatalitiesMaterial:Ammonium NitrateTopic:Occupied Buildings

202117AprAll DayALFREBO EXPLOSION 2015Alfrebro LLC, Monroe (US-OH) Origin: MKOPSC Lessons:Commitment & Culture,Competency,Compliance with Standards,Operating Procedures,Operational Integrity,Risk AssessmentIndustry:Food & DrinkCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Operator errorIncident:Runaway reaction explosionHazard:FlammableImpact:HUMAN (On Site Injuries)Consequence:< 100 InjuriesMaterial:Acetal

202120AprAll DayDeepwater Horizon Blowout & Explosion 2010BP Macondo (US-GM) Origin: CSB Lessons:Asset integrity,Commitment & Culture,Compliance with Standards,Contractor Management,Incident Investigation,Management of Change,Operating Procedures,Operational IntegrityIndustry:OffshoreCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:OverpressureIncident:VCEHazard:FlammableCause:Containment FailureImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Consequence:11 – 100 FatalitiesMaterial:Crude Oil

202121AprAll DayYANGZI PETROCHEMICAL EXPLOSION 2015Yangzi Petrochemical, Nanjing, Jiangsu (CN) Origin: MKOPSC Lessons:Audits & Reviews,Commitment & Culture,Competency,Compliance with Standards,Control of Work,Emergency Preparedness,Incident Investigation,Management of Change,Operating Procedures,Operational Integrity,Operational Readiness,Process Knowledge,Risk Assessment,Stakeholder Engagement,Workforce InvolvementIndustry:PetrochemicalsCountry:ChinaLanguage:ENLoC:UNKNOWNIncident:VCEHazard:Harmful/IrritantImpact:HUMAN (On Site Injuries)Consequence:< 100 InjuriesMaterial:Glycol

202121AprAll DayHUACHANG EXPLOSION 2015Huachang Chemical Group, Zhangjiagang, Jiangsu (CN) Origin: MKOPSC Lessons:Audits & Reviews,Commitment & Culture,Competency,Compliance with Standards,Control of Work,Emergency Preparedness,Incident Investigation,Management of Change,Operating Procedures,Operational Integrity,Operational Readiness,Process Knowledge,Risk Assessment,Stakeholder Engagement,Workforce InvolvementIndustry:ChemicalsCountry:ChinaLanguage:ENLoC:Fire exposureIncident:EXPLOSIONHazard:Corrosive,Environmental,ToxicImpact:HUMAN (On Site Injuries)Consequence:< 100 InjuriesMaterial:Ammonia

202123AprAll DayCarson Refinery Fire 2001Carson Refinery Los Angeles (US-CA) Origin: Marsh Industry:RefiningCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:DeteriorationIncident:FIREHazard:FlammableImpact:HUMAN (On Site At Risk)Consequence:EnvironmentalMaterial:Hydrocarbons

202123AprAll DayFormosa Plastics (Illiopolis) Explosion 2004Formosa Plastics Corporation Illiopolis (US-IL) Origin: CSB Lessons:Emergency Preparedness,Incident Investigation,Operational Integrity,Process KnowledgeIndustry:Plastics & PolymersCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Operator errorIncident:VCEHazard:Flammable,ToxicCause:ErrorImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Consequence:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:Vinyl Chloride Monomer

202124AprAll DayEnchova Blowout 1988Petrobras Enchova (BR) Origin: Marsh Industry:OffshoreCountry:BrazilLanguage:ENLoC:OverpressureIncident:FIREHazard:FlammableImpact:HUMAN (On Site At Risk)Consequence:EnvironmentalMaterial:Methane

202125AprAll DayKaltech Explosion 2002Kaltech Industries New York City (US-NY) Origin: CSB Lessons:Compliance with Standards,Contractor Management,Control of WorkIndustry:ManufacturingCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Confined explosionIncident:Runaway reaction explosionHazard:Corrosive,ReactiveCause:HousekeepingImpact:HUMAN (Offsite Injuries)Consequence:< 100 InjuriesMaterial:Nitric acid

202126AprAll DayChernobyl Explosion & Release 1986Chernobyl SAUEZM Pripyat (UA) Origin: IAEA Industry:Nuclear PowerCountry:UkraineLanguage:ENLoC:OvertemperatureIncident:EXPLOSIONHazard:RadiologicalImpact:HUMAN (Offsite Fatalities)Consequence:11 – 100 FatalitiesMaterial:Radioisotopes

202126AprAll DayBulk Terminals Toxic Release 1974Bulk Terminals Chicago (US-IL) Origin: HSE Lessons:Asset integrity,Emergency PreparednessIndustry:StorageCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:OverpressureIncident:Fluid release to groundHazard:Corrosive,ToxicImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Consequence:1-10 FatalitiesMaterial:Hydrogen Chloride

202126AprAll DayHusky Energy Refinery Explosion 2018Husky Superior (US-WI) Origin: CSB Lessons:Process KnowledgeIndustry:RefiningCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Maintenance errorIncident:VCEHazard:FlammableCause:MaintenanceImpact:HUMAN (Offsite Injuries)Consequence:< 100 InjuriesMaterial:Hydrocarbons

202128AprAll DayCorden Pharmachem Runaway Reaction 2008Corden Pharmachem, Little Island, Cork (IE) Origin: IChemE Lessons:Risk AssessmentIndustry:Life SciencesCountry:IrelandLanguage:ENLoC:OverpressureIncident:Runaway reaction explosionHazard:ReactiveImpact:HUMAN (On Site Fatalities)Consequence:1-10 FatalitiesTopic:Chemical Reaction

202129AprAll DayPort Arthur Explosion 2006Huntsman Port Arthur (US-TX) Origin: Marsh Industry:PetrochemicalsCountry:United StatesLanguage:ENLoC:Confined explosionIncident:VCEHazard:FlammableImpact:HUMAN (On Site At Risk)Consequence:EnvironmentalMaterial:Propylene

202130AprAll DayPriolo (Isab Nord) Fire 2006ISAB Nord Priolo (IT) Origin: Marsh Industry:RefiningCountry:ItalyLanguage:ENLoC:DeteriorationIncident:FIREHazard:FlammableImpact:HUMAN (On Site Injuries)Consequence:< 100 InjuriesMaterial:Crude Oil