Incident Logs


Entries for April 2006

Sunday
Apr 23
Cormenon, France : Large quantities of acid caused fire to break out at electroplating plant. More information

Saturday
Apr 22
Forest Hill, TX : One worker killed when a natural gas well blew out at energy plant. More information

Friday
Apr 21
Ipswich, UK : Thirty liters of potassium hydroxide fell off of the back of a truck, leaking onto the roadway. More information

Friday
Apr 21
Malaysia : An overturned palm oil taner spilled it’s load into a township’s water supply. More information

Thursday
Apr 20
Wichita, KS : A small fire started in a chemical plant after a mixture of sodium nitrate and potassium nitrate overheated and leaked. More information

Thursday
Apr 20
Cleveland, OH : Firefighters were called to a three alarm fire at storage facility for hazardous material after a storage tank exploded. More information

Thursday
Apr 20
Heilignegrabe, Germany : An explosion in a laminates and composite flooring plant injured 2 people. More information

Wednesday
Apr 19
Malaysia : Two workers were killed from toxic fumes in a plastics factory. More information

Wednesday
Apr 19
Austin, TX : A hydrogen generator overheated during testing and started a small fire in a power plant. More information

Wednesday
Apr 19
Stratmoor Valley, CO : A brush fire damaged chlorine cylinders at a water treatment plant. More information

Tuesday
Apr 18
Chhani, India : During the start up process of a fertilizer plant a fire broke out and injured five workers. More information

Tuesday
Apr 18
Wolzhsky, Russia : there was an explosion in an asbestos plant. More information

Monday
Apr 17
Greendale, IN : A three hundred and fifty gallon barrel of glycol ether fell from a fork lift at a chemical plant. More information

Monday
Apr 17
Lac-Megantic, Canada : An explosion led to a major fire which caused extensive damage to a particle board plant. More information

Sunday
Apr 16
Africa : An explosion started a fire in a crude oil refinery. More information

Saturday
Apr 15
Williamsport, PA : Firefighters used dry chemicals to put out a zinc fire at a wire rope plant. More information

Friday
Apr 14
Billings, MT : An oil refinery leaked a small amount of oil into a nearby river. More information

Thursday
Apr 13
Ecuador : The driver of a tanker truck carrying sulphuric acid was killed after the truck rolled on the highway. More information

Thursday
Apr 13
Parkton, MD : Both directions of a highway was closed after a truck carrying an unknown chemical exploded. More information

Thursday
Apr 13
Austin, NV : The highway was shut down due to a cyanide spill. More information

Wednesday
Apr 12
Sault Ste., Canada : A small fire broke out jin the dust collection room of a wood panel manufacturing plant. More information

Wednesday
Apr 12
Sierre, Switzerland: A tanker truck carrying several tones of methyl tert butyl ether overturned and spilled the chemical on an exit ramp. More information

Wednesday
Apr 12
Orkdal, Norway : A furnace explosion in a silicon factory injured one worker.. More information

Tuesday
Apr 11
Missouri : An interstate was closed due to a tractor trailer overturning and spilling battery acid.. More information

Tuesday
Apr 11
Israel : One person was killed in an explosion at a factory that produces explosive material. More information

Tuesday
Apr 11
Romania : Fire broke out at chemical factory and two people were injured. More information

Tuesday
Apr 11
Tokyo, Japan : There was a radioactive material leak at a nuclea fuel reprocessing plant. More information

Tuesday
Apr 11
Tongshan County, China : A storage tank containing dimethylbenzene exploded in a chemical plant. More information

Monday
Apr 10
Omaha, NE : Vehicle containing a thousand pound tank of anhydrous ammonia collided with another vehicle and the tank was ruptured spilling ammonia everywhere. More information

Monday
Apr 10
Los Angeles, CA : Worker was killed in an oil refinery when the roof of a naphtha storage tank collapsed. More information

Monday
Apr 10
China : A truck carrying a eleven tons of hydrochloric acid overturned and all the chemicals were spilled into a river. More information

Sunday
Apr 09
Chicago, IL : Hazmat team was called to help fight a fire at a chemical factory. More information

Saturday
Apr 08
Athens, NY : Tanker truck carrying asphalt exploded. More information

Friday
Apr 07
Sioux City, IA : There was an ammonia leak at meat plant. More information

Friday
Apr 07
Jinxian County, China : Three people were killed in an explosion at a fireworks plant. More information

Friday
Apr 07
Baytown, TX : Two hundred and fifty pounds of anhydrous ammonia was released when a failure of a relief valve occurred on a chloride chiller. More information

Friday
Apr 07
Dhamapuri, India : One person was burned to death when a tanker truck containing sulfuric acid collided with another lorry and caught fire. More information

Thursday
Apr 06
Near Pori, Finland : Tanker truck veered off road and spilled sulfuric acid. More information

Thursday
Apr 06
China : Two workers were killed at an explosion at a chemical plant. More information

Thursday
Apr 06
San Diego, CA : Eight hundred gallons of sodium hydroxide and potassium permanganate spilled at a jet engine maintenance plant. More information

Thursday
Apr 06
India : Several people were burned due to enormous fire at a tool factory. More information

Thursday
Apr 06
Padra, India : Tanker truck overturned and leaked bromine at a chemical manufacturing plant. More information

Thursday
Apr 06
Harbin, China : One worker was seriously injured when a chemical plant exploded. More information

Thursday
Apr 06
Skippack Township, PA : A company that produces particles that are used in making brake shoes caught fire due to a dust explosion. More information

Thursday
Apr 06
Hovensa, Virgin Islands : More than a 100 gallons of oil spewed into a nearby area when a pressure relief valve opened in a refinery’s vacuum unit. More information

Wednesday
Apr 05
Versailles, KY : Homes were evacuated due to a chlorine leak at a waste water treatment plant. More information

Tuesday
Apr 04
India : A fire in a paint factory trapped several of the workers inside. More information

Tuesday
Apr 04
Loisville, KY : A hazmat team was called to the scene of a chemical leak at a chemical plant. More information

Tuesday
Apr 04
Dafeng, Taiwan : A transformer at power plant blew and cause power outages all over town. More information

Tuesday
Apr 04
Nennh, WI : A railroad car struck the wall of a packaging plant and caused a chemical spill and the plant to be evacuated. More information

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