Incident Logs


Entries for April 2012

Monday
Apr 09
Spy Island, AK: A drilling worker was killed in an unspecified incident on the North Slope. More information

Sunday
Apr 08
Jacksonville, FL: An ammonia leak at a water treatment plant forced workers to evacuate. More information

Sunday
Apr 08
Renca, Chile: Aluminium phosphide being used in sanitation at a food processing plant reacted with moisture, producing toxic gas. More information

Saturday
Apr 07
Gordon, TX: An 18-inch gas line ruptured and ignited about 75 feet from an oil refinery. More information

Saturday
Apr 07
Fort Wayne, IN: Flames all but destroyed a former metal planting plant. More information

Saturday
Apr 07
Corio, Australia: A section of an oil refinery was shut down after super-heated flammable sand, used in fuel production, began leaking from a pipe. More information

Saturday
Apr 07
Assam, India: An explosion in a refinery hydrogen cracker triggered a fire that took more than 2 hours to extinguish. More information

Saturday
Apr 07
Kaohsiung, Taiwan: An explosion at an oil refinery resulted in a 5-hour fire. More information

Saturday
Apr 07
Waterbury, CT: Fire spread though a 86,000-square-foot facility once used as a print and dye factory. More information

Friday
Apr 06
Prahova, Romania: 6 people were injured in an explosion at an oil refinery that happened during maintenance to the sewer system. More information

Friday
Apr 06
Altershausen, Germany: 2 people were injured in a fire at a biogas plant. More information

Thursday
Apr 05
Dubuque, IA: A fire at an incinerator plant left a worker injured. More information

Thursday
Apr 05
Dieppe, France: A fire broke out inside the reactor building at a nuclear power plant but there were no injuries or release of radiation. More information

Thursday
Apr 05
Oklahoma City, OK: A vat of oil caught fire at an oilfield company. More information

Thursday
Apr 05
Cayce, SC: Several aluminum-manganese alloy briquettes caught fire at a steel plant warehouse. More information

Thursday
Apr 05
Kerteh, Malaysia: Ammonia fumes overcame 24 contract workers entering a gas processing plant. More information

Wednesday
Apr 04
Merritt, BC: A worker at a wood products plant suffered critical injuries to an arm when he became caught in a conveyor belt. More information

Wednesday
Apr 04
Paul, ID: An atrocious smell filled the air, but no one was injured after a sulfur buildup in an auger caused an explosion at a fertilizer plant. More information

Wednesday
Apr 04
Kansas City, KS: Firefighters spent several hours battling a smoldering fire inside a coal chute at a power plant. More information

Wednesday
Apr 04
Cedar Rapids, IA: Firefighters found smoke and flames when they arrived at a gluten dryer at an agricultural products plant. More information

Wednesday
Apr 04
Martinsville, VA: A machine fire sent flames through the roof of a factory making wooden components for furniture. More information

Wednesday
Apr 04
Chimbote, Peru: Seven people working inside a storage tank at a fish oil plant died in a fire. More information

Tuesday
Apr 03
Meraux, LA: A lightning strike at an oil refinery led to a power surge, subsequent electrical shortages and sulfur dioxide and hydrogen sulfide releases. More information

Tuesday
Apr 03
Muscle Shoals, AL: A flash fire at an alloys plant sent 4 people to the hospital. More information

Tuesday
Apr 03
Charlotte, NC: Firefighters say one person was injured on the job at a local milling plant. More information

Tuesday
Apr 03
Springettsbury Twp., PA: A fire at a motorcycle plant out within minutes. More information

Monday
Apr 02
Mequon, WI: A man has been hospitalized after being trapped in a machine at a factory making industrial skylights. More information

Monday
Apr 02
Gaffney, SC: A worker doing maintenance near the boilers at a food processing plant was burned by hot water and had to be flown to a burn center. More information

Monday
Apr 02
Dhaka, Bangladesh: Fire spread through 4 factories and 16 shops in a furniture market. More information

Sunday
Apr 01
Rexburg, ID: Fire spread through bark piled at a landscaping materials plant. More information

Sunday
Apr 01
Behala, India: Firefighters spent 2 hours battling a blaze at a paper factory. More information

Sunday
Apr 01
Pasig, Philipines: A man was injured when a compressor exploded in a cold storage facility. More information

Sunday
Apr 01
San Diego de Cabrutica, Venezuela: The state oil company says an explosion at a major oil refinery killed a worker and injured 3 others. More information

Sunday
Apr 01
Nowergup, Australia: Fire spread through logs and mulch at a biosolids plant. More information

Sunday
Apr 01
Moore, OK: A person was hospitalized and 3 more treated at the scene when ammonia fumes caused them to fall ill at a food processing plant. More information

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