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Trump Budget Would Eliminate US Chemical Safety Board

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Trump Budget Would Eliminate US Chemical Safety Board The Trump administration’s budget blueprint would scrap the US Chemical Safety Board (CSB), an independent federal agency … Continue reading

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CSB Hold Jan 25 Public Business Meeting

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CSB will hold Jan 25 Public Business Meeting The Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) will convene a public meeting on January 25, 2017, … Continue reading

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CSB Investigators Deploying to Fire at ExxonMobil Refinery in Baton Rouge, LA

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CSB Investigators Deploying to Fire at ExxonMobil Refinery in Baton Rouge, LA Washington DC, November 23, 2016 – A three person investigative team from the … Continue reading

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U.S. Chemical Safety Board Releases 2017 to 2021 Strategic Plan

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U.S. Chemical Safety Board Releases 2017 to 2021 Strategic Plan Washington, DC, – The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) today released its 2017–2021 Strategic Plan. … Continue reading

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Chemical Safety Board Deploying to Site of Fatal Accident at the Airgas Facility in Florida

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Chemical Safety Board Deploying to Site of Fatal Accident at the Airgas Facility in Florida Washington, DC, August 30, 2016 — An investigative team from … Continue reading

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CSB Deploying To Refinery Terminal Incident That Injured Seven Workers In Texas

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CSB Deploying To Refinery Terminal Incident That Injured Seven Workers In Texas Washington DC, August 15, 2016 – An investigative team from the U.S. Chemical … Continue reading

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CSB Adds Emergency Planning and Response to Most Wanted Safety Improvement Program

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CSB Adds Emergency Planning and Response to Most Wanted Safety Improvement Program Washington, D.C., July 15, 2016 – Today the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) … Continue reading

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Chemical Safety Board Deploying to Fire at Gas Processing Plant

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Chemical Safety Board Deploying to Fire at Gas Processing Plant Chemical Safety Board Deploying to Fire at Enterprises Product Partners Washington, DC, June 28, 2016 … Continue reading

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CSB Blames Poor Chemical Storage For Fatal West Texas Blast

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CSB Blames Poor Chemical Storage For Fatal West Texas Blast Volunteer firefighters were fighting a blaze at a West Fertilizer Co. storage and distribution facility … Continue reading

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Animation of Chemical Release at DuPont’s La Porte Facility

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Animation of Chemical Release at DuPont’s La Porte Facility CSB animation of the accident at DuPont’s La Porte facility, located east of Houston, which killed … Continue reading

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Statement from Newly Appointed Chemical Safety Board Chairperson Vanessa Sutherland

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I am honored to begin my five year term as Chemical Safety Board Chairperson and Member.  I look forward to a highly productive and collaborative … Continue reading

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Chemical Safety Board Still in Disarray

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The federal agency charged with investigating incidents at chemical plants continues to face turmoil nearly three months after its chairman resigned amid a slew of … Continue reading

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CSB Board Votes on Status of Sixteen Safety Recommendations; Agency Launches New Recommendations Website Feature

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The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) has recently voted to update the status of sixteen recommendations resulting from twelve accident investigations including key safety improvements … Continue reading

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CSB Releases New Safety Video Entitled Shock to the System Offering Key Lessons for Preventing Hydraulic Shock in Ammonia Refrigeration Systems

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Latest Safety Video Includes Detailed Animation of 32,000- Pound Release of Ammonia in Alabama which Led to Offsite Injuries Including Multiple Hospitalizations in 2010 Washington, … Continue reading

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CSB – On Tenth Anniversary of Tragic Explosion and Fire at BP Texas City Refinery, CSB Release Safety Message – VIDEO

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Today the US Chemical Safety Board (CSB) released a safety message to commemorate the tenth anniversary of the accident at the BP refinery in Texas … Continue reading

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President’s Budget Requests 12.271 Million for Chemical Safety Board for Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Will Support Hiring of Investigators and Recommendations Staff to Increase Mission Activities

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Washington, DC, February 2, 2015 – The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) today released its annual budget justification, accompanying the president’s budget request of $12.271 … Continue reading

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CSB – Draft Final Investigation Report – Chevron Refinery and Fire

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U.S.CHEMICAL SAFETY AND HAZARD INVESTIGATION BOARD FINAL INVESTIGATION REPORT REPORT NO. 2012-03-I-CA JANUARY 2015 CHEVRON RICHMOND REFINERY PIPE RUPTURE AND FIRE http://www.csb.gov/assets/1/7/Chevron_Final_Investigation_Report_2015-01-28.pdf

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CSB Announces Public Meeting in Richmond, California to Release Final Report and Safety Recommendations Resulting from Chevron Refinery Investigation; Report Released Prior to Meeting

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Washington, DC, January 23, 2015 – The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) will hold a public meeting on January 28, 2015, to present the third … Continue reading

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CSB Names Poor Design and Failure to Test Dust Collection System Among Causes of U.S. Ink New Jersey Flash Fire that Burned Seven Workers in 2012; OSHA Again Urged to Issue New Combustible Dust Regulations

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East Rutherford, New Jersey, January 15, 2015—The flash fire that burned seven workers, one seriously, at a U.S. Ink plant in New Jersey in 2012 … Continue reading

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CSB To Investige Fatal DuPont Accident in LaPorte, Texas that Killed Four Workers

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A team from the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) has arrived in Houston to begin its investigation into the fatal chemical release at the La … Continue reading

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CSB deploy team to Louisiana Blast

Chemical Safety Board Deploying to Accident at  Williams Olefins Plant in Geismar, Louisiana Washington, DC, June 14, 2013 – An investigative team from the U.S. … Continue reading

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CSB Releases New Free 3-Disc Safety Video DVD Set

  CSB Releases New 3-Disc Safety Video DVD Set; Contains 31 CSB Productions Depicting Variety of Accidents Washington, D.C., June 5, 2013 – The U.S. … Continue reading

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Statement from CSB Chairperson Rafael Moure-Eraso on the Death of Senator Frank Lautenberg

BEGIN STATEMENT I wish to express my sincere condolences to the family, colleagues, and constituents of Senator Frank Lautenberg, who passed away today. Senator Lautenberg … Continue reading

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