Incident Logs


Entries for August 2003

Wednesday
Aug 27
Rhondda, U.K.:Workers arriving for the morning shift at a plastics plant in Wales wereshocked to find it had been destroyed by fire overnight. More information

Wednesday
Aug 27
Taejon, Korea:One worker was killed in an explosion in cooling equipment at a nuclearresearch facility. More information

Wednesday
Aug 27
Rhondda, U.K.:Workers arriving for the morning shift at a plastics plant in Wales wereshocked to find it had been destroyed by fire overnight. More information

Wednesday
Aug 27
Taejon, Korea:One worker was killed in an explosion in cooling equipment at a nuclearresearch facility. More information

Tuesday
Aug 26
Four Oaks, N.C.:An explosion knocked down a wall at a corn meal mill. Fire was containedto one section of the mill. More information

Tuesday
Aug 26
Zhengzhou, China:An explosion at a chemical plant was followed by a major fire. More information

Tuesday
Aug 26
Four Oaks, N.C.:An explosion knocked down a wall at a corn meal mill. Fire was containedto one section of the mill. More information

Tuesday
Aug 26
Zhengzhou, China:An explosion at a chemical plant was followed by a major fire. More information

Monday
Aug 25
Topeka, KS:Workers were evacuated from a pet food plant after an ammonia leak wasreported. More information

Monday
Aug 25
Kuala Lumpur,Malaysia: Fire destroyed three factories specializing in noodles,paper recycling and tea. Low water pressure hampered firefighters. More information

Monday
Aug 25
Topeka, KS:Workers were evacuated from a pet food plant after an ammonia leak wasreported. More information

Monday
Aug 25
Kuala Lumpur,Malaysia: Fire destroyed three factories specializing in noodles,paper recycling and tea. Low water pressure hampered firefighters. More information

Saturday
Aug 23
Brampton, Ontario:1 worker died when 5 racks of a frozen food warehouse collapsed. Tonsof melting food made rescue difficult. More information

Saturday
Aug 23
Brampton, Ontario:1 worker died when 5 racks of a frozen food warehouse collapsed. Tonsof melting food made rescue difficult. More information

Thursday
Aug 21
Toronto, Ontario:An explosion and fire in a refinery hydrotreater was brought under control within a half hour. More information

Thursday
Aug 21
Toronto, Ontario:An explosion and fire in a refinery hydrotreater was brought under controlwithin a half hour. More information

Tuesday
Aug 19
Andover, OH:A worker at an auto supplies plant opened fire, killing one and woundingseveral. The gunman was also killed. More information

Tuesday
Aug 19
Tadocho, Japan:Two firefighters were killed in an explosion that blew a 10 ton metalroof off a refuse silo at a power plant. More information

Tuesday
Aug 19
Tula, Russia:The countrys largest defense plant suffered a 4 hour fire, its third in 2 weeks. More information

Tuesday
Aug 19
Andover, OH:A worker at an auto supplies plant opened fire, killing one and wounding several. The gunman was also killed. More information

Tuesday
Aug 19
Tadocho, Japan:Two firefighters were killed in an explosion that blew a 10 ton metalroof off a refuse silo at a power plant. More information

Tuesday
Aug 19
Tula, Russia:The countrys largest defense plant suffered a 4 More information

Monday
Aug 18
Oak Ridge, TN:Workers were evacuated from a building at a nuclear weapons plant after an electrical device overheated in a duct, causing smoke. More information

Monday
Aug 18
Tulsa, OK:Explosions shook a gas distribution facility sending steel containersrocketing into the sky. More information

Monday
Aug 18
Ocala, FL:An explosion in a wood dryer at a wood fiber plant killed 1 worker andseverely injured another. More information

Monday
Aug 18
Las Tejeria,Venezuela: A worker at a company that manufactures animal feedwas overcome by fumes and collapsed near a trench filled with ammoniaand other industrial waste. Eight co worker rushed to his aid. All ninedied. More information

Monday
Aug 18
Ocala, FL:An explosion in a wood dryer at a wood fiber plant killed 1 worker andseverely injured another. More information

Monday
Aug 18
Las Tejeria,Venezuela: A worker at a company that manufactures animal feedwas overcome by fumes and collapsed near a trench filled with ammoniaand other industrial waste. Eight co worker rushed to his aid. All ninedied. More information

Monday
Aug 18
Tulsa, OK:Explosions shook a gas distribution facility sending steel containersrocketing into the sky. More information

Monday
Aug 18
Oak Ridge, TN:Workers were evacuated from a building at a nuclear weapons plant afteran electrical device overheated in a duct, causing smoke. More information

Thursday
Aug 14
Melvindale, MI:Fire broke out in an oil refinery holding chamber after a massive poweroutage in the northeast U.S. shut down the facility without warning. More information

Thursday
Aug 14
Sarnia, Ontario:A vacuum crude unit fire at an oil refinery resulted in 1 death. The refinerywas shut down by a massive power outage that also affected the northeastU.S. More information

Thursday
Aug 14
Puertollano,Spain: 5 workers died in an explosion at a petrochemical plant.At least 7 storage tanks were involved in the resulting blaze. More information

Thursday
Aug 14
Saginaw, TX:An explosion atop a tower at a natural gas collection facility resultedin one fatality. More information

Thursday
Aug 14
Sarnia, Ontario:A vacuum crude unit fire at an oil refinery resulted in 1 death. The refinerywas shut down by a massive power outage that also affected the northeastU.S. More information

Thursday
Aug 14
Puertollano,Spain: 5 workers died in an explosion at a petrochemical plant.At least 7 storage tanks were involved in the resulting blaze. More information

Thursday
Aug 14
Saginaw, TX:An explosion atop a tower at a natural gas collection facility resultedin one fatality. More information

Thursday
Aug 14
Melvindale, MI:Fire broke out in an oil refinery holding chamber after a massive poweroutage in the northeast U.S. shut down the facility without warning. More information

Tuesday
Aug 12
Columbus, OH:1 worker was killed and 2 others were critically burned in a grain elevatorexplosion. More information

Tuesday
Aug 12
Linz, Austria:An explosion and fire at a chemical factory injured 11 people, oneseriously. More information

Tuesday
Aug 12
AlTaji, Iraq:Fire spread along a 1 kilometer stretch of an oil pipeline north of Baghdad. More information

Tuesday
Aug 12
Scunthorpe, U.K.:A contract electrician was in critical condition after an electrical flashfire at a steel plant. A 2nd electrician was also seriously injured. More information

Tuesday
Aug 12
Fresno, CA:Flames destroyed a recycling plant, a produce packing plant and a softdrink distribution facility. More information

Tuesday
Aug 12
Linz, Austria:An explosion and fire at a chemical factory injured 11 people, oneseriously. More information

Tuesday
Aug 12
Columbus, OH:1 worker was killed and 2 others were critically burned in a grain elevatorexplosion. More information

Tuesday
Aug 12
AlTaji, Iraq:Fire spread along a 1 kilometer stretch of an oil pipeline north of Baghdad. More information

Tuesday
Aug 12
Scunthorpe, U.K.:A contract electrician was in critical condition after an electrical flashfire at a steel plant. A 2nd electrician was also seriously injured. More information

Tuesday
Aug 12
Fresno, CA:Flames destroyed a recycling plant, a produce packing plant and a softdrink distribution facility. More information

Monday
Aug 11
Houston, TX:Molten zinc spilled at a processing plant, filling the sky with smoke. More information

Monday
Aug 11
Houston, TX:Molten zinc spilled at a processing plant, filling the sky with smoke. More information

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