Incident Logs


Entries for June 2007

Wednesday
Jun 27
Menasha, WI: A worker at a plant specializing in paper products suffered arm injuries when she was caught in a machine. More information

Tuesday
Jun 26
Kansas City, MO: A worker at a greeting card company became sick after handling a package coated in formaldehyde. More information

Monday
Jun 25
North Canterbury, New Zealand: Fire broke out at a timber plant. More information

Monday
Jun 25
Cincinnati, OH: Three foundry workers trapped by flames from a quenching tank escaped when the sprinkler system activated. More information

Monday
Jun 25
Luchu, Taiwan: Seven workers were injured by a fire that destroyed a chemical plant. More information

Monday
Jun 25
Ela Valley, Israel: Nearby residents were ordered to shelter-in-place when fire broke out in a furniture factory. More information

Monday
Jun 25
St. Augustine, Trinidad: One person died in a fire that destroyed a pharmaceutical plant. More information

Monday
Jun 25
Sorrento Valley, CA: A brush fire threatened a concrete plant. More information

Sunday
Jun 24
Richmond, MO: Several 55-gallon drums sitting on a trailer at a chemical plant exploded in a chain reaction. More information

Sunday
Jun 24
China Grove, N.C.: Fire spread through the machinery and ductwork at a yarn factory. More information

Saturday
Jun 23
Potter Township, PA: An explosion at a zinc plant damaged a forklift. More information

Saturday
Jun 23
Richmond, VA: A fire at a printing plant forced the local newspaper to use another plant. More information

Saturday
Jun 23
Cadereyta, Mexico: Lightning ignited a gasoline storage tank at an oil refinery. More information

Saturday
Jun 23
McMinnville, TN: Flames spread through several hundred plastic pallets, destroying much of a plastics plant. More information

Friday
Jun 22
Eau Claire, WI: Flames and explosions gutted an industrial chemical recycling plant. More information

Friday
Jun 22
Sampson County, N.C.: A fire at a food processing plant was confined to its repair shop. More information

Friday
Jun 22
East Liverpool, OH: Several explosions in a waste processing plant forced the operation to close down. More information

Friday
Jun 22
Nashville, TN: A chemical plant worker was cleaning a heater when a plastic bag holding discarded insulation caught fire. More information

Friday
Jun 22
Duluth, MN: Flames consumed a cedar shingle factory and adjoining businesses. More information

Friday
Jun 22
Freeport, TX: Process overpressure blew out a vent atop a sulfur plant. More information

Friday
Jun 22
Port Comfort, TX: Two workers were injured at an aluminum plant. More information

Friday
Jun 22
Stow, OH: County officials refused to allow a rubber scrap processing plant to discharge waste byproducts into the sewer system after explosive levels of gas were detected. More information

Thursday
Jun 21
Amarillo, TX: A fire in the top of a 350 megawatt power plant cooling tower resulted in the plant being shut down. More information

Thursday
Jun 21
North Naples, FL: A cinder block plant worker lost part of a leg when he became caught in a conveyor belt. More information

Thursday
Jun 21
Kallang, Singapore: Firefighters quickly brought a fire at a paint factory under control. More information

Thursday
Jun 21
Omaha, NE: A power plant was shutdown after fire spread inside a wall. More information

Wednesday
Jun 20
Melbourne, Australia: At least six workers received burns when N-butylamine spilled at a chemical plant. More information

Wednesday
Jun 20
Vanderbijlpark, South Africa: A worker received 100 percent burn wounds in an explosion at a steel factory. More information

Wednesday
Jun 20
Peterborough, U.K.: Fire broke out in a hopper unit at a wood processing plant, forcing an evacuation. More information

Wednesday
Jun 20
Hanover, PA: A hazmat team at a food processing plant contained an ammonia leak. More information

Wednesday
Jun 20
Hays, KS: Fire damaged equipment at a power plant, resulting in a power outage. More information

Wednesday
Jun 20
Sivakasi, India: Two workers were killed and five others injured in a fire that swept through a cracker factory. More information

Wednesday
Jun 20
Crossville, TN: Fire broke out in the paint storage area of an auto parts plant, leaving two workers injured. More information

Wednesday
Jun 20
Cleveland, OH: Fire reported at a recycling plant. More information

Wednesday
Jun 20
Oxford, PA: An ammonia leak at a food processing plant was contained. More information

Tuesday
Jun 19
Graniteville, S.C.: A construction fire spread into the electrical system at a textile plant. More information

Tuesday
Jun 19
Ulverstone, Australia: A worker mixing acids was injured in an explosion at a food processing plant. More information

Monday
Jun 18
El Segundo, CA: Workers evacuated an oil refinery after a hydrogen sulfide leak sickened at least one employee. More information

Monday
Jun 18
Paris, TN: One worker was seriously injured when a high pressure pipe burst at a rubber plant. More information

Monday
Jun 18
Ambridge, PA: A chemical spill at an industrial park ignited. More information

Monday
Jun 18
Reno, NV: A rendering plant fire triggered explosions and force area evacuations. More information

Monday
Jun 18
Weirton, OH: A fire in the air ducts of a coil coating plant forced a temporary evacuation. More information

Sunday
Jun 17
Blackman Township, MI: An overpressurized liquid nitrogen tank exploded, injuring two workers at a plant specializing in heavy duty cylinders. More information

Sunday
Jun 17
Montezuma, IO: Fire broke out at a fiberglass factory. More information

Saturday
Jun 16
Granite City, IL: Workers safely evacuated a chemical plant after a fire broke out. More information

Saturday
Jun 16
Rochester, N.Y.: A fire in a chemical mixing pump at a chemical plant created a lot of smoke but little damage. More information

Friday
Jun 15
Middletown, OH: A steel plant worker was injured when he fell from a company train. More information

Friday
Jun 15
Allenport, PA: Fire broke out on a finishing line at a steel plant. More information

Friday
Jun 15
El Paso, TX: Worker were evacuated from a dairy after an ammonia leak was detected. More information

Friday
Jun 15
Timberville, PA: A fire at a food processing plant was quickly extinguished. More information

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