Incident Logs


Entries for March 2006

Friday
Mar 31
Zhejiang Province, China : Five people were killed in a laboratory explosion. More information

Friday
Mar 31
Pijnacket, Netherlands : An explosion in a food plant sent 4 people to the hospital with minor burns. More information

Friday
Mar 31
Hammond, IN : There was fire that broke out in a chemical company. More information

Friday
Mar 31
Tongi, Bangladesh : A printing and packaging factory was damaged in a huge fire. More information

Thursday
Mar 30
Fengnan District of Tangshan, China : A furnace exploded in an ironworks factory and killed 6 people. More information

Thursday
Mar 30
Barcem-Paddi, India : A tanker truck went off the road and spilled 30 tones of sulphuric acid on the road. More information

Thursday
Mar 30
Monclova, Mexico : Due to a series of explosions at an assembly plant several people were evacuated. More information

Wednesday
Mar 29
Navatas, Philippines : There was an ammonia leak in an ice plant which caused 5 people to be taken to the hospital. More information

Wednesday
Mar 29
Green Bay, WI : Several firefighters were called to a two alarm chemical fire. More information

Wednesday
Mar 29
Renukoot, India : Six workers were killed while they were shifting a half-filled chlorine gas cylinder in a chemical factory. More information

Tuesday
Mar 28
Vienna, Austria : A huge fire broke out in a crude oil refinery. More information

Tuesday
Mar 28
Herne, Germany : A tanker truck overturned and spilled 25 tones of acetone on the road. More information

Tuesday
Mar 28
Geleen, Netherlands : Flames broke out in an ammonia plant. More information

Tuesday
Mar 28
Haldia, India : A fire broke out in a petrochemical plant. More information

Monday
Mar 27
Shanghai, China : An electric transformer exploded outside a metal polishing factory and injured several people. More information

Sunday
Mar 26
Lucena City, Philippines : Chemical waste from a soap factory spilled into a river and caused a huge pollution problem. More information

Sunday
Mar 26
Martinez, CA : An oil refinery accidentally released hazardous chemicals into the air. More information

Saturday
Mar 25
Gaoqiao, China : A leak was discovered at a gas well and caused several people to be evacuated from their homes. More information

Friday
Mar 24
Vickey, OH : A chemical reaction at a hazardous waste plant caused a orange plume of nitrogen dioxide to be released from the plant. More information

Friday
Mar 24
Oregon, OH : An oil refinery leaked an undetermined amount of Naphtha. More information

Thursday
Mar 23
Kirikkale, Turkey : A fire in an armament factory triggered an explosion that injured two workers. More information

Thursday
Mar 23
Nigeria : A petrochemical company shut down due to an equipment failure that caused the release of carbon into the air. More information

Thursday
Mar 23
Wenzhou City, China : A chemical leak in a chemical plant killed one person. More information

Wednesday
Mar 22
Ohi, Japan : Flames broke out in a nuclear waste plant. More information

Wednesday
Mar 22
Zhejiang, China : A tanker truck overturned and spilled 19 tones of xylene onto an expressway. More information

Wednesday
Mar 22
Hawthorne, NJ : There was a fire at a chemical plant. More information

Tuesday
Mar 21
Venezuela : One person was killed when a fire broke out during a maintenance operation at a hydrogen plant. More information

Tuesday
Mar 21
Bossier City, LA : Several lanes of highway was closed due to a hydrochloric acid and acetone spill. More information

Monday
Mar 20
Sydney, Australia : A chemical spill in a warehouse prompted several workers to be hospitalized. More information

Monday
Mar 20
Schleswig-Holstein, Germany : A worker was burned in a fire involving lacquer in a plastics plant. More information

Sunday
Mar 19
Shouoguang, China : Two people were killed in an explosion in a chemical company. More information

Sunday
Mar 19
Umm al-Ghaznan village, Iran : A crude oil pipeline caught fire at a oil and gas exploitation company. More information

Saturday
Mar 18
Dublin, GA : Fire broke out in a warehouse filled with tons of old newspapers. More information

Saturday
Mar 18
Mingo Junction, OH : A rubber conveyor belt started a fire in a steel plant. More information

Friday
Mar 17
Richmond, VA : Employees of a chemical company were evacuated after 150 gallons of nitric acid spilled onto the ground. More information

Friday
Mar 17
Bethel, CT : A worker at a chemical plant was hospitalized after inhaling lithium hydroxide. More information

Friday
Mar 17
Pune, India : Two employees were killed in an explosion in a production unit of an ordnance factory. More information

Thursday
Mar 16
North Sea, UK : A high voltage electrical motor overheated and caused an electrical fire on an oil platform. More information

Thursday
Mar 16
New Iberia, LA : A 55 gallon drum filled with “off shore cleaning solution” fell off the truck that was carrying it. More information

Thursday
Mar 16
Wabash, IN : A fire broke out in a paper mill. More information

Thursday
Mar 16
Fontana, CA : A chemical spill closed part of a highway and sent several people to the hospital. More information

Thursday
Mar 16
Shizuoke, Japan : Test equipment using radioactive material malfunctioned and exposed 10 people to radiation in a nuclear power plant. More information

Wednesday
Mar 15
Tentefield, Australia : A truck carrying 900 kilograms of liquid cylinder caught fire. More information

Wednesday
Mar 15
La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland : Flames broke out after an employee cleaned out a petroleum machine. More information

Tuesday
Mar 14
Tamil Nadu : A truck carrying flammable chemical compounds caught fire. More information

Tuesday
Mar 14
York, PA : A fire broke out in a the dust collection system at a coffin factory. More information

Monday
Mar 13
Phoenix, AZ : An ammonia based chemical exploded and started a fire in at a plant that manufactures ejection seats for aircraft. More information

Monday
Mar 13
Cobb County, GA : There was a small fire in a chemical plant. More information

Monday
Mar 13
Northhampton, UK : A pipe to a liquid petroleum gas tanker caught fire and forced evacuations. More information

Sunday
Mar 12
Scarborough, Ontario : A three-alarm blaze in a wood working factory prompted about 100 firefighters to be called to the scene. More information

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