Incident Logs


Entries for July 2009

Tuesday
Jul 21
Makarewa, New Zealand: Ammonia escaped from a pipe thought to be empty that was being dismantled at a meat processing plant. More information

Tuesday
Jul 21
Saint-Pere-en-Retz, France: An ammonia leak at a dairy factory required a haz mat response. More information

Tuesday
Jul 21
Teofilo, Brazil: An accident at an explosive factory killed one worker. More information

Monday
Jul 20
Corpus Christi, TX: A fire in an alkylation unit at an oil refinery injured 1. More information

Monday
Jul 20
Greencastle, PA: An explosion in power switches cut power to a plant manufacturing cranes. More information

Monday
Jul 20
Leeds, UK: An explosion and fire damaged a recycling plant. More information

Monday
Jul 20
Mexico City, Mexico: Two workers died when a steam iron exploded at an industrial laundry. More information

Sunday
Jul 19
Chicago, IL: An explosion partially collapsed a food processing plant. More information

Sunday
Jul 19
Coryton, UK: Fire broke out at a power plant near an oil refinery. More information

Sunday
Jul 19
Dunkirk, UK: Fire broke out at a tobacco plant. More information

Sunday
Jul 19
Fruita, CO: A raging brush fire threatened a nearby oil refinery. More information

Sunday
Jul 19
Piombino, Italy: Leaking fumes after an explosion at a converter plant sickened six workers. More information

Sunday
Jul 19
Wenzhou City, China: A warehouse fire at a pen factory took five hours to control. More information

Sunday
Jul 19
West Hanningfield, UK: A warehouse containing 50 tons of industrial batteries caught fire. More information

Sunday
Jul 19
Worthington, IN: An explosion rocked a feed and grain factory. More information

Saturday
Jul 18
Edmonton, AB: A severe weekend storm damaged an oil refinery. More information

Saturday
Jul 18
Kermit, TX: No injuries were reported in a gas plant fire. More information

Saturday
Jul 18
Skedee, OK: A five-mile radius was cleared when an ammonia pipeline ruptured. More information

Saturday
Jul 18
Slutsk, Belarus: An ammonia leak at a meat packing plant killed one worker and injured four others. More information

Friday
Jul 17
Bulaccan, Phillipines: Fire broke out at a slipper factory. More information

Friday
Jul 17
Chicago, IL: An explosion rocked a biodiesel plant. More information

Friday
Jul 17
Clarkton, NC: Fire that broke out in a peanut warehouse threatened to spread to a neighboring plant. More information

Friday
Jul 17
Coryton, UK: A fire broke out in the cooling unit at a power plant. More information

Friday
Jul 17
Derabassi, India: A person died at a privately owned factory. More information

Friday
Jul 17
Piffard, NY: A blast followed by a small fire rocked at a chemical plant. More information

Friday
Jul 17
Wasquehal, France: A tank containing 17 tons of hydrochloric acid leaked at a chemical plant. More information

Thursday
Jul 16
Ankara, Turkey: An explosion at a weapons plant killed 1. More information

Thursday
Jul 16
Carling-Saint-Avold, France: An explosion in steam equipment used to break up saturated hydrocarbon molecules at a petrochemical plant killed 2 people and injured six. More information

Thursday
Jul 16
Cypress, TX: Fire broke out at a chemical plant. More information

Thursday
Jul 16
Duzco, Turkey: An explosion rocked a biodiesel plant. More information

Thursday
Jul 16
Gonfreville-l’Orchen, France: Crude oil leaked from a storage tank. More information

Thursday
Jul 16
Hannover-Linden, Germany: A rail tanker carrying more than 8,500 gallons of sodium hydroxide was damaged. More information

Thursday
Jul 16
Irvine, CA: A worker at a cosmetics packaging plant strangled to death when his clothing got caught in machinery. More information

Thursday
Jul 16
Kingbury, UK: A blaze in an industrial unit threatened to spread to a neighboring nursing home. More information

Thursday
Jul 16
Modesto, CA: A weld on a 5,000 gallon tank of sulfuric acid at a power plant failed, releasing a small amount. More information

Thursday
Jul 16
Pitten, Austria: A tank holding more than 3,500 gallons of hydrochloric acid began leaking at a paper mill. More information

Wednesday
Jul 15
Changshou, China: An explosion at a chemical plant severely injured 8. More information

Wednesday
Jul 15
Guxian Twp., China: An explosion involving 10 tons of chlorobenzene in a dye plant killed 5. More information

Wednesday
Jul 15
Karachi, Pakistan: Fire spread through a building housing a chemical plant and a fireworks factory. More information

Wednesday
Jul 15
Mendota, IL: Fire broke out at a plant that recycles used fryer oil. More information

Wednesday
Jul 15
Stockton, UK: An industrial worker was pinned beneath a metal vessel weighting several tons. More information

Wednesday
Jul 15
Swansea, SC: A woman driving near an ammonia distribution plant was killed when an 1,800 gallons of ammonia leaked from a tanker truck. 7 others were injured. More information

Wednesday
Jul 15
Yanshi, China: 8 workers died from an explosion at a chemical plant. More information

Tuesday
Jul 14
Kelowna, BC: Chemical from a leaking sprayer ignited at a boat factory. More information

Tuesday
Jul 14
Otaki, New Zealand: Fire destroyed an electro-plating factory. More information

Monday
Jul 13
Baku, Azerbijian: Fire broke out at a refinery. More information

Monday
Jul 13
Cranford, NJ: Overheated equipment sparked a ventilation fire at a plastics plant. More information

Monday
Jul 13
Heber City, UT: Oxygen tanks in a burning shed exploded, causing an area power outage. More information

Monday
Jul 13
Herbruck, Germany: An anhydrous ammonia leak threatened workers at a brewery. More information

Monday
Jul 13
Sas van Gent, Netherlands: Sulfuric acid leaking from a storage tank was captured by a retention basin. More information

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