Incident Logs


Entries for June 2008

Monday
Jun 16
Grand Forks, N.D. : Equipment used to dry potato starch caught fire at a manufacturing plant. More information

Monday
Jun 16
Marshall, TX: A loading dock fire destroyed an arts and crafts supples manufacturing plant. More information

Saturday
Jun 14
Hoclivka, Ukraine: Maintenance work accidently released sulfur dioxide at a chemical plant sulfuric acid unit. More information

Friday
Jun 13
Fremont, CA: A two-alarm fire destroyed a foam factory. More information

Friday
Jun 13
Brokaw, WI: Phosphoric acid mistakenly poured into a sodium hypochlorite tank produced toxic fumes that sickened 23 paper mill workers. More information

Friday
Jun 13
Hal Far, Malta: A small explosion injured three pharmaceutical plant workers. More information

Friday
Jun 13
Ivanhoe, CA: Cleaning chemicals mixed together produced toxic fumes that made 21 fruit packing plant workers sick. More information

Thursday
Jun 12
Chattanooga, TN: A chemical plant worker was doused with acrylic acid from a supply line he thought had been depressurized. More information

Thursday
Jun 12
Datteln, Germany: A worker fell into a bath of heated acid. More information

Thursday
Jun 12
Dniprodzerzhybnsk, Ukraine: A large amount of ammonia was released from a manufacturing plant. More information

Thursday
Jun 12
Anning, China: Six people died from leaking hydrogen sulfide at a chemical plant. More information

Wednesday
Jun 11
Allgau, Germany: A small amount of phosphoric acid leaked from a tanker. More information

Wednesday
Jun 11
Bishopstoke, U.K.: An explosion happened in a tank of molten zinc. More information

Wednesday
Jun 11
Koog aan de Zaan, Netherlands: Fire broke out on the roof of a sugar refinery. More information

Wednesday
Jun 11
Pobla de Mafumet, Spain: A power failure triggered a fire at a refinery. More information

Wednesday
Jun 11
Houston, TX: An explosion in a heat exchange unit killed one chemical plant worker and injured six others. More information

Tuesday
Jun 10
Monthey, Switzerland: A small amount of methoxy ethyl chloride leaked from a storage tank. More information

Tuesday
Jun 10
Muang, Thailand: More than 100 workers were affected by cumene vapors leaking at a phenol refinery. More information

Tuesday
Jun 10
Norco, LA: Four workers were injured when lightning struck a crane at a refinery. More information

Tuesday
Jun 10
Ojai, CA: Fire broke out in a small tank farm. More information

Monday
Jun 09
Fernley, N.J.: Fire broke out at a hazardous materials recycling facility. More information

Monday
Jun 09
Thackery, OH: An explosion destroyed a maintenance building atop a grain silo. More information

Monday
Jun 09
Scheldelaan, Belgium: A refinery was evacuated because of fire. More information

Monday
Jun 09
Carlstadt, N.J. : Two 500-gallon vats of flammable liquid ignited at a paint factory. More information

Sunday
Jun 08
St. Paul, MN: A gasoline storage tank overflowed at a refinery. More information

Sunday
Jun 08
Blandford Forum, U.K.: Fire destroyed a candle factory. More information

Sunday
Jun 08
Chicago, IL: A chocolate plant worker died when cleaning chemicals combined to produce toxic fumes. More information

Sunday
Jun 08
Columbia, MO: A fire at a plastics manufacturing plant caused severe damage. More information

Saturday
Jun 07
Huntington, IN: An ammonia leak at an ice cream plant forced an area evacuation. More information

Saturday
Jun 07
Lakeland, FL: A chemical plant worker discovered a leaking valve on a 2,000 gallon hydrochloric acid tank. More information

Friday
Jun 06
Baton Rouge, LA: Fire broke out at a chemical plant. More information

Friday
Jun 06
Duncrue, U.K.: An accident at a chemical plant released nitrous oxide. More information

Friday
Jun 06
Reigad, India: An explosion killed three chemical plant workers who were doing welding work. More information

Thursday
Jun 05
Longview, TX: Fire combined with ammonia spills kept responders busy at a brewery. More information

Thursday
Jun 05
Mina Abdullah, Kuwait: An explosion rocked a chemical and paint plant. More information

Wednesday
Jun 04
Cheshire, CN: A hazmat emergency at a steel fabrication plant left two worker unconscious. More information

Wednesday
Jun 04
Fairfield, CA: Three tanker trucks were destroyed in a chemical plant fire. More information

Wednesday
Jun 04
Indio, CA: A fuel pipeline spilled almost 20,000 gallons of diesel. More information

Tuesday
Jun 03
Griswold, IO: A propane tank being filled exploded, injuring three chemical plant workers. More information

Tuesday
Jun 03
Kolkata, India: A fire broke out in a storeroom at a chemical plant. More information

Tuesday
Jun 03
Maoming, China: A fire broke out at a refinery. More information

Tuesday
Jun 03
Bagh-Malek, Iran: Three people were killed when an oil pipeline caught fire. More information

Tuesday
Jun 03
Kansas City, KS: Lightning ignited a fuel storage tank. More information

Tuesday
Jun 03
Monroe, N.C.: An equipment fire at a tool plant left three workers injured. More information

Tuesday
Jun 03
San Roque, Spain: A unit shutdown caused thick black smoke at a refinery. More information

Tuesday
Jun 03
St. Charles, IL: A fire at a paper packaging plant injured one worker. More information

Tuesday
Jun 03
Varanus Island, Australia: A ruptured pipeline exploded at an offshore gas processing plant. More information

Monday
Jun 02
Lalbaug, India: An oil depot was destroyed by fire. More information

Sunday
Jun 01
Karachi, Pakistan: Two power plant workers were killed when a hydrogen gas cylinder exploded. More information

Sunday
Jun 01
Tegalalur, Indonesia: Two plastics plant workers died when a machine for compressing material exploded. More information

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