Husky Energy Oil Refinery Investigation Update
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Husky Energy Oil Refinery Investigation Update

Update on CSB Investigation into the April 26, 2018, Explosion at the Husky Energy Oil Refinery in Superior, Wisconsin

Chemical Safety Board Releases Factual Investigative Update into Fatal May 31, 2017, Incident at the Didion Milling Facility in Cambria, Wisconsin
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Chemical Safety Board Releases Factual Investigative Update into Fatal May 31, 2017, Incident at the Didion Milling Facility in Cambria, Wisconsin

The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) released a Factual Investigative Update into the fatal May 31, 2017, combustible dust explosions at the Didion Milling facility in Cambria, Wisconsin. The explosions killed five of the 19 employees working at the facility on the night of the incident. The other 1 […]

CSB Releases Safe Hot Work Practices Fact Sheet
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CSB Releases Safe Hot Work Practices Fact Sheet

CSB’s Drivers of Critical Safety Change

CSB Releases Safety Digest on 2003 West Pharmaceutical Services Combustible Dust Explosion
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CSB Releases Safety Digest on 2003 West Pharmaceutical Services Combustible Dust Explosion

January 29, 2003 incident in Kinston, NC, killed six and injured 38 others.

Statement on Workers Memorial Day from Chairperson Vanessa Allen Sutherland
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Statement on Workers Memorial Day from Chairperson Vanessa Allen Sutherland

On behalf of our entire CSB family, I join the families of our lost workers in remembering your loved ones and joining you in your efforts to honor your family members by striving to make our workplaces safer.

CSB Investigators Deploying to Incident at the Husky Energy Oil Refinery in Superior, Wisconsin
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CSB Investigators Deploying to Incident at the Husky Energy Oil Refinery in Superior, Wisconsin

A four-person investigative team from the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) is deploying to the Husky Energy oil refinery in Superior, Wisconsin.

Chemical Safety Board Releases Final Investigation Report into February 8, 2017, explosion at the Packaging Corporation of America DeRidder Louisiana Pulp and Paper Mill
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Chemical Safety Board Releases Final Investigation Report into February 8, 2017, explosion at the Packaging Corporation of America DeRidder Louisiana Pulp and Paper Mill

Today the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) released its final investigation report into the February 8, 2017, explosion at the Packaging Corporation of America’s (PCA’s) DeRidder, Louisiana, pulp and paper mill. The incident killed three contract workers that were performing welding and grinding, re […]

Statement from U.S. Chemical Safety Board Chairperson Vanessa Allen Sutherland on the Anniversary of the Macondo Tragedy
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Statement from U.S. Chemical Safety Board Chairperson Vanessa Allen Sutherland on the Anniversary of the Macondo Tragedy

Today marks the eighth anniversary of the Macondo/Deepwater Horizon oil rig incident, one of the most devastating accidents in the offshore drilling industry.

2017 Impact Report
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2017 Impact Report

CSB Releases 2017 Impact

CSB Safety Spotlight
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CSB Safety Spotlight

Highlighting the important role of individual state governments

Chemical Safety Board Releases Animation of February 8, 2017, explosion at the Packaging Corporation of America's DeRidder, Louisiana, Pulp and Paper Mill
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Chemical Safety Board Releases Animation of February 8, 2017, explosion at the Packaging Corporation of America’s DeRidder, Louisiana, Pulp and Paper Mill

Chemical Safety Board Releases Animation of February 8, 2017, explosion at the Packaging Corporation of America’s DeRidder, Louisiana, Pulp and Paper Mill​

CSB to Hold April 4 Public Business Meeting in Washington DC
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CSB Releases Safety Digest on 2001 Motiva Hot Work Incident
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CSB Announces Stephen J. Klejst as new Executive Director
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CSB Announces Stephen J. Klejst as new Executive Director

The U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board today announced the appointment of Stephen J. Klejst as the new Executive Director for the agency.​

CSB Safety Spotlight
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CSB Safety Spotlight

Chemical Safety Board Releases new safety spotlight

Preventive Maintenance is Not a Static Plan
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Preventive Maintenance is Not a Static Plan

A Joint Safety Statement by Chairwoman Vanessa Allen Sutherland of the U.S. Chemical Safety Board and President Frank Reiner of The Chlorine Institute​

CSB's FY 19 Budget Request
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CSB’s FY 19 Budget Request

FY 19 Budget Request

CSB Public Business Meeting
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CSB Public Business Meeting

Public Meeting Announcement

Update on the CSB’s Ongoing Investigation into the Fatal Gas Well Explosion in Oklahoma
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CSB Will Investigate Fatal Well Explosion in Oklahoma
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CSB Will Investigate Fatal Well Explosion in Oklahoma

CSB Investigating Fatal Well Explosion in OK

Chemical Safety Board to Hold January 31 Public Business Meeting
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Chemical Safety Board Releases New Safety Video, Mixed Connection, Toxic Result, Detailing Key Lessons from CSB Investigation into 2016 Chemical Release at MGPI Processing Facility in Atchison, Kansas
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Chemical Safety Board Releases New Safety Video, Mixed Connection, Toxic Result, Detailing Key Lessons from CSB Investigation into 2016 Chemical Release at MGPI Processing Facility in Atchison, Kansas

Today the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) released a safety video about the October 21, 2016, toxic chemical release at the MGPI Processing facility in Atchison, Kansas, which resulted in over 140 reported injuries, and approximately 11,000 citizens forced to evacuate or shelter-in-place.

CSB Releases Final Report into Chemical Release at MGPI Industries; Report Emphasizes Key Safety Lessons to Prevent Future Inadvertent Mixing Incidents
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CSB Releases Final Report into Chemical Release at MGPI Industries; Report Emphasizes Key Safety Lessons to Prevent Future Inadvertent Mixing Incidents

Today the U.S. Chemical Safety Board released its case study titled “Key Lessons for Preventing Inadvertent Mixing During Chemical Unloading Operations” which examines a mixture of incompatible materials at the MGPI Processing Plant in Atchison, Kansas on October 21, 2016.

CSB to Hold November 14 Public Business Meeting in D.C.
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CSB to Hold November 14 Public Business Meeting in D.C.

Information on the CSB’s upcoming public business meeting

Statement from CSB Chairperson Vanessa Allen Sutherland on CSB Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey Results
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CSB Releases New Safety Video into 2016 ExxonMobil Fire at Baton Rouge Refinery
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CSB will hold Public Business Meeting on October 16, 2017
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