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 […]
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.
A four-person investigative team from the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) is deploying to the Husky Energy oil refinery in Superior, Wisconsin.
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 […]
Today marks the eighth anniversary of the Macondo/Deepwater Horizon oil rig incident, one of the most devastating accidents in the offshore drilling industry.
Chemical Safety Board Releases Animation of February 8, 2017, explosion at the Packaging Corporation of America’s DeRidder, Louisiana, Pulp and Paper Mill
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.
A Joint Safety Statement by Chairwoman Vanessa Allen Sutherland of the U.S. Chemical Safety Board and President Frank Reiner of The Chlorine Institute
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.
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.