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Monday
Jan 28
South Charleston,WV:A chlorine release at a chemical plant caused a 45 minuteshelter-in-place order. More information

Sunday
Jan 27
Vancouver,WA:A maintenance worker was killed at an oil refinery early Saturdaymorning when a temporary elevator fell and crushed him, the company said. More information

Sunday
Jan 27
Okene, Nigeria: Fifty-one people were killed in central Nigeria when a petrol tanker veeredoff the road and exploded into flames. More information

Friday
Jan 25
Willingboro,NJ:One person was killed and 14 injured in an explosion at ascrap metals factory. Workers were cleaning tantalum through a seriesof acid baths when the blast occurred. More information

Wednesday
Jan 23
Fort Collins,CO:A worker who climbed into a rock washing machine was killedwhen he got caught inside. More information

Friday
Jan 18
Minot, ND: Railroad cars derailed, resulting in an anhydrous ammonia leak. One persondied and 13 were admitted to hospitals. More information

Wednesday
Jan 16
Butler, MI: A hydrogen sulphide leak at a paper mill killed two and injured 13. Thevictims were overcome by gas while working at the mill. More information

Tuesday
Jan 15
Seattle, WA: A worker was fatally injured at a company plant when a hydraulic hoseripped loose and struck him in the face. More information

Monday
Jan 14
Garyville,LA:A worker working inside a gas-oil hydrotreater died afterbeing engulfed in burning catalyst at a petrochemical refinery. More information

Saturday
Jan 05
Birmingham,AL: One person was killed when a tanker crashed, exploded andburned, badly damaging a highway bridge. More information

Wednesday
Jan 02
West Gardiner,ME:One man was killed and another injured when a smelter usedto melt scrap aluminium at a metals company exploded. More information

Tuesday
Jan 01
New Haven,CT: One person was killed when a gasoline tanker truck crashed,spilling its contents. Fuel poured into storm sewers and a nearby marsh. More information

Friday
Dec 21
Sofia, Bulgaria: A foundry furnace exploded at a lathe-making company, killing two workers and seriously injuring another two. More information

Thursday
Dec 20
Dubai, Malabar: A truck released ammonia gas after it collided with another, killing two persons, disrupting traffic and prompting hundreds near the accident site to flee from their homes. More information

Friday
Dec 14
Kometa, Latvia: Six people died and four others were hospitalized after an explosion in a match packaging section of a factory. More information

Thursday
Dec 13
Wolverhampton, U.K.:Two bodies were found by firefighters following a massive factory blaze at an industrial estate near Wolverhampton. Firefighting operations were hampered as gas cylinders exploded through the roof of the building. More information

Thursday
Dec 13
Woodstock, TN:A worker who suffered severe burns in a fire at a hazardous-waste plant later died. Officials said the man was undertaking maintenance work on monitoring equipment near a conveyor system when a light bulb broke, igniting a pocket of vapour. More information

Tuesday
Dec 11
Geelong, Australia: A microbiologist died at an animal disease research facility after entering an airlock that had filled with nitrogen leaking from a liquid nitrogen cooling system. More information

Friday
Dec 07
Glenwood Springs, CO:One man was killed when a gasoline tanker truck overturned, its contents spilling and igniting. More information

Thursday
Dec 06
Busesa, Uganda: More than 30 people burned to death while trying to collect fuel from a broken-down tanker that burst into flames. More information

Thursday
Nov 08
Port Talbot, U.K.: Two men were killed in an explosion in a blast furnace caused by an escape of molten iron. More information

Monday
Nov 05
Kanauga, OH: A tanker truck caught fire and exploded at an asphalt plant, killing one person. More information

Monday
Nov 05
Minneapolis, MN: A tanker truck caught fire and exploded at an asphalt plant, killing one person. More information

Thursday
Aug 30
Culpepper, VA:An explosion at a plant specializing in lightweight aircraft material left one man dead. More information

Thursday
Aug 30
Culpepper, VA:An explosion at a plant specializing in lightweight aircraft material left one man dead. More information

Tuesday
Aug 14
Lake City, S.C.:An explosion at a plastics plant left one worker dead. Welding work on an ethylene glycol was under way when the blast occurred. More information

Tuesday
Aug 14
Lake City, S.C.:An explosion at a plastics plant left one worker dead. Welding work on an ethylene glycol was under way when the blast occurred. More information

Saturday
Aug 11
Braga, Portugal: An explosion at a small fireworks factory killed four employees. More information

Wednesday
Aug 08
Redcar, U.K.: An explosion at a power station left three workers dead. The blast occurred as preparations were being made to shut down a portion of the plant for repairs. More information

Wednesday
Aug 08
Texas City, TX:A contract refinery worker at work on a deactivated unit for removing sulphur died when he fell into an empty storage tank. More information

Wednesday
Aug 08
Redcar, U.K.: An explosion at a power station left three workers dead. The blast occurred as preparations were being made to shut down a portion of the plant for repairs. More information

Wednesday
Aug 08
Texas City, TX:A contract refinery worker at work on a deactivated unit for removing sulphur died when he fell into an empty storage tank. More information

Tuesday
Aug 07
Washington, D.C.:One person was killed when a tank truck carrying liquid nitrogen overturned, leaking vapor. More information

Tuesday
Aug 07
Washington, D.C.:One person was killed when a tank truck carrying liquid nitrogen overturned, leaking vapor. More information

Thursday
Aug 02
Portland, OR: One man died when he fell into an acid storage tank. Two others were seriously injured trying to save him. More information

Thursday
Aug 02
Betim, Brazil: One man was killed when a tanker truck being loaded with naphtha at a refinery exploded. More information

Thursday
Aug 02
Portland, OR: One man died when he fell into an acid storage tank. Two others were seriously injured trying to save him. More information

Monday
Jul 30
Hobbs, N.M.: A man was killed while filling a tanker truck with crude oil. He filled the truck to 75 percent capacity without opening the overhead hatch cover. When he climbed atop the truck to open the valve, the hatch cover blew open and struck him. More information

Monday
Jul 23
Gokase, Japan: An explosion at a distilled spirits plant resulted in one death. More information

Monday
Jul 23
Bristol, TN: A worker died from burns when oil spilling from a ruptured overflow line at a reclamation plant ignited. More information

Sunday
Jul 22
Orellana Province, Ecuador: An explosion at an oil production site killed three workers. More information

Thursday
Jul 19
Chester, S.C.: One person died and another was injured in an explosion and fire at a fireworks plant. More information

Tuesday
Jul 17
St. Louis, MO: One man was killed when a 100-pound propane tank exploded at a metals finishing plant. More information

Monday
Jul 16
Newport, U.K.: A worker at a chemical waste disposal plant was killed and three others injured when hydrogen sulfide leaked. More information

Saturday
Jul 14
Detroit, MI: An explosion and fire at a chemical plant killed three workers, injured nine and displaced hundreds of residents. The three fatalities were overcome by methyl mercaptan fumes. More information

Thursday
Jul 12
Killeshandra, Ireland: One man was killed and another seriously injured in an explosion at a dairy plant. More information

Thursday
Jul 05
Mailsi, Pakistan: At least four people died when a fireworks factory blew up. More information

Tuesday
Jun 12
Manaus, Brazil: Two people were killed when a ferry transporting gasoline to remote areasof the Amazon rain forest exploded. More information

Wednesday
Jun 06
Sasolburg, South Africa: Twoworkers died in a fire that did extensive damage to a crude oil unit ata 95,000 barrels-a-day refinery. More information

Tuesday
Jun 05
Albany, N.Y.: A worker was killed while cleaning a 6-ton paper shredder. More information

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