Whether at home, on the job or out and about, there is inherent risk in life. Simply crossing a busy street carries risk.
Local residents in Menasha, Wisconsin, were evacuated from their homes on Monday morning after a chemical leak and explosion at a paper mill.
The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) has released a technical analysis of the July 2010 explosion and fire at the former Horsehead zinc refinery in Monaca, Pennsylvania.
The explosion is reported to have been triggered by over-pressurization in the ESP unit, which controls particulate matter emissions from the fluid catalytic cracking unit (FCCU).
Georgia-Pacific Chemicals LLC has been accused of serious chemical safety violations at its plant in Columbus, Ohio.
When Missy Morrison, plant manager at Star Milling says, “we want to avoid injury at all costs,” it’s a legitimate objective, not a safety slogan.
The two contractors were carrying out maintenance work at a processing unit at the refinery when sulfuric acid spilled on them.
About 90% of all national data on chemical plants in the United States is wrong, suggesting that the real risk of an incident occurring cannot be accurately estimated, according to a new investigation.