Incident Logs



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Sunday
Nov 07
Stuart, VA: Twoworkers were killed in a fire that destroyed several buildings at a paper plant. More information

Friday
Nov 05
Jefferson County, MO:One worker was killed and another injured in an explosion at a commercial fireworksfactory. More information

Wednesday
Oct 06
Brackenridge, PA: A worker died with third degree burnsover 95 percent of his body after an accident involving molten metal. More information

Sunday
Oct 03
Olathe, CO: A fire and explosion at a plywood plant killedone worker and caused extensive damage. More information

Monday
Aug 30
Robards, KY: A food processing plant worker died after being crushed beneath an elevator during routine maintenance. Two other workers died at the same plant in July in an unrelated accident. More information

Monday
Aug 30
Robards, KY: A food processing plant worker died after being crushed beneath an elevator during routine maintenance. Two other workers died at the same plant in July in an unrelated accident. More information

Monday
Aug 23
Mapleton, OR: Nearly 1,500 gallons of gasoline leaked into a creek feeding the Siuslaw River when a gasoline tanker truck and a pickup collided. The tanker plunged down a 75-foot embankment. The driver of the pickup was killed. More information

Monday
Aug 23
Mapleton, OR: Nearly 1,500 gallons of gasoline leaked into a creek feeding the Siuslaw River when a gasoline tanker truck and a pickup collided. The tanker plunged down a 75-foot embankment. The driver of the pickup was killed. More information

Thursday
Aug 19
West Bromwich, U.K.: Two workers at a paint-stripping factory died after being overcome by fumes. More information

Thursday
Aug 19
Dearborn, MI: A steel plant maintenance worker suffered a cardiac arrest and died after being overcome by noxious fumes. Three other workers were hospitalized. The same steel plant-auto manufacturing complex was the scene of an explosion that killed six workers last winter. More information

Thursday
Aug 19
West Bromwich, U.K.: Two workers at a paint-stripping factory died after being overcome by fumes. More information

Thursday
Aug 19
Dearborn, MI: A steel plant maintenance worker suffered a cardiac arrest and died after being overcome by noxious fumes. Three other workers were hospitalized. The same steel plant-auto manufacturing complex was the scene of an explosion that killed six workers last winter. More information

Saturday
Aug 14
Smyrna, GA: Two of seven workers injured in an explosion at a coal-burning power plant later died from severe burns. The workers were cleaning equipment at the time of the blast. More information

Saturday
Aug 14
Smyrna, GA: Two of seven workers injured in an explosion at a coal-burning power plant later died from severe burns. The workers were cleaning equipment at the time of the blast. More information

Tuesday
Aug 10
Liberty Hill, TX: A worker digging holes for electric poles was killed when he punctured an ethane propane pipeline, triggering an explosion. More information

Tuesday
Aug 10
Canton, OH: A steel plant worker was killed when a 900-pound bundle of steel fell while being moved using a forklift. More information

Tuesday
Aug 10
Liberty Hill, TX: A worker digging holes for electric poles was killed when he punctured an ethane propane pipeline, triggering an explosion. More information

Tuesday
Aug 10
Canton, OH: A steel plant worker was killed when a 900-pound bundle of steel fell while being moved using a forklift. More information

Monday
Aug 09
Corpus Christi, TX: A refinery explosion killed one worker and injured another. The explosion, which occurred at a utility block that contains steam boilers, did not affect production. More information

Monday
Aug 09
Deer Park, TX: The driver of a fuel truck was killed when the vehicle was struck by a train inside an oil refinery, triggering an explosion. The refinerys fire brigade extinguished the resulting blaze. More information

Monday
Aug 09
Corpus Christi, TX: A refinery explosion killed one worker and injured another. The explosion, which occurred at a utility block that contains steam boilers, did not affect production. More information

Monday
Aug 09
Deer Park, TX: The driver of a fuel truck was killed when the vehicle was struck by a train inside an oil refinery, triggering an explosion. The refinerys fire brigade extinguished the resulting blaze. More information

Thursday
Aug 05
Galati, Romania: Three workers were killed and 14 injured in an explosion at a steel mill. The blast occurred during repairs to a smelter furnace. More information

Thursday
Aug 05
Galati, Romania: Three workers were killed and 14 injured in an explosion at a steel mill. The blast occurred during repairs to a smelter furnace. More information

Tuesday
Aug 03
Nelspruit, South Africa: Concern that a toxic gas, ethylene gibromi, had spilled from a wrecked truck into the Crocodile River turned out to be unfounded. Two people were killed in the seven-car pile-up. More information

Tuesday
Aug 03
Nelspruit, South Africa: Concern that a toxic gas, ethylene gibromi, had spilled from a wrecked truck into the Crocodile River turned out to be unfounded. Two people were killed in the seven-car pile-up. More information

Friday
Jul 30
Charlotte, N.C.: A maintenance worker at a trucking terminal shot and killed his supervisor, then fatally shot himself. More information

Thursday
Jul 22
Robards, KY: Two workers at a processing plant died when they fell into a pit of chicken parts being made into cat food. One died in a rescue effort to save the first. More information

Wednesday
Jul 14
Philadelphia, PA: A worker at a scrap-iron company was killed when his arm became entangled in some machinery and was torn from his body. More information

Friday
Jul 09
Minneapolis, MN: Molten metal spilling from a broken mold killed a worker at a munitions foundry. Two others received minor injuries. More information

Thursday
Jul 08
Texarkana, TX: Two workers attempting to neutralize a phosphoric acid spill were overcome by fumes. One of the workers died. More information

Tuesday
Jul 06
Los Angeles, CA: One worker died and five others were injured in a fire that destroyed a downtown product processing facility. More information

Wednesday
Jun 30
Livingston, TN: Two workers were killed and a third seriously injured when flammable gas inside an empty crude oil storage tank exploded. A metal grinder was in use at the time of the blast. More information

Wednesday
Jun 30
Drayton Valley, Ontario: A worker disposing of explosive waste from a fireworks factory was killed when the waste prematurely ignited. More information

Tuesday
Jun 29
Drammen, Norway: A fire and explosion in a highway tunnel under construction killed two firefighters and injured more than a dozen people. More information

Thursday
Jun 24
Akute-Odo, Nigeria: At least 10 people were killed in a pipeline fire that may have been caused by fuel theft. More information

Wednesday
Jun 23
Houston, TX: Two workers died when an explosion and fire erupted inside a plastics plant. Four other workers were injured. More information

Saturday
Jun 19
Sixth of October City, Egypt: A plastics factory under construction collapsed, killing at least seven workers. More information

Tuesday
Jun 15
New Martinsville, W.V.: Officials at a chemical plant announced that an outbreak of Legionnaires disease had been brought under control. One worker died and five others were infected. More information

Sunday
Jun 13
East China, MI: A utility company worker was crushed to death in an accident in the coal room of a power plant. More information

Sunday
Jun 13
Buffalo, N.Y.: A food plant worker scalded when a boiler exploded later died. More information

Saturday
Jun 12
Shenzhen, China: Sixteen people died in a fire at an electronics plant near Hong Kong. Managers reportedly ordered workers to save property with little regard for their safety. More information

Thursday
Jun 10
Bellingham, WA: Two 10-year-old boys playing with fireworks were fatally burned when thousands of gallons of gasoline leaking from a pipeline ignited. A fisherman drowned trying to escape the flames. More information

Friday
Jun 04
Tacoma, WA: The body of a worker was found in a burned-out office trailer at a pipe company more than 17 hours after the fire was extinguished. More information

Monday
May 24
London, Ontario: A construction worker died when a trench for a sewer line collapsed. More information

Monday
May 17
Chicago, IL: A steel plant worker died after being crushed under a 7,000-pound steel coil. More information

Sunday
May 16
Adda Rodu Sultan, Pakistan: An overturned tanker truck carrying gasoline exploded as dozens of people were collecting leaking fuel. At least 65 people were killed and 75 more injured. The fire also engulfed nearby homes and businesses. More information

Saturday
May 15
Akron, OH: An autopsy is scheduled to determine the cause of death of a compost plant worker. The worker apparently collapsed on a conveyor belt inside the plant. The conveyor belt then carried him outside where he was later found. More information

Tuesday
May 11
Decatur, AL: Three workers died in an explosion at a chemical plant. The explosion involved the chemical tetrafluroethelyne, used in making plastics. More information

Monday
May 03
Lancaster, PA: A trucking company worker was killed in a forklift accident. More information

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