Incident Logs



Fatality

Friday
Dec 08
Ourimbah, UK: A gasoline tanker carrying more than 9,500 gallons of fuel overturned, crushing a car before exploding. Two people were killed. More information

Thursday
Dec 07
Monticello, AR : An explosion at a boat-building plant left three workers injured and one dead. The blast blew a hole in the plants 30-foot ceiling. More information

Friday
Dec 01
Atlas Cove, Lagos: At least 50 people were killed in a pipeline explosion. More information

Monday
Nov 27
Grenda, MS: A worker atan air conditioning components plant shot a shift supervisor to death. The workers wife,who also worked at the plant, was also shot and killed. The worker then killed himself. More information

Saturday
Nov 25
Narsingdi, Bangladesh:A fire caused a stampede in a garment factory killing at least 45 people, many of themwomen and children. More information

Thursday
Nov 23
Red Lake, Ontario: Aworker was killed in a surface accident at a newly opened gold mining operation. More information

Friday
Nov 17
Johannesburg, South Africa:Eleven workers died in a fire at a chemical plant specializing in floor polish. Theplants owner was later arrested on suspicion that the factory doors had been locked. More information

Friday
Nov 10
Allentown, PA: A12-count indictment was returned against the president of a chemical plant that was thescene of a February 1999 explosion that killed five. More information

Saturday
Nov 04
Osun State, Nigeria: More than 100 people were killed when a gasoline tanker burst into flames after crashing into a line of cars waiting on road repairs. More information

Friday
Nov 03
Ansan, South Korea: Twoworkers were killed and 41 injured in an explosion at a plastics plant. More information

Thursday
Nov 02
Salekhard, Russia: Four workers were killed when a gas pipeline under construction burst, causing a fire. More information

Friday
Oct 27
Grays Harbor County, WA:A wreck involving two logging trucks and a tanker carrying caustic chemicals resulted in afire and one death. More information

Thursday
Aug 10
Rosemount, MN: A series of explosions at a processing plant left one worker dead. More information

Thursday
Aug 10
Rosemount, MN: A series of explosions at a processing plant left one worker dead. More information

Monday
Aug 07
Plain, OH: A worker at an aluminum plant was killed when the door to an industrial furnace fell on him. More information

Monday
Aug 07
Plain, OH: A worker at an aluminum plant was killed when the door to an industrial furnace fell on him. More information

Wednesday
Jun 28
Lahore, Pakistan:Ananhydrous ammonia leak and fire at a cold storage facility killed one worker and injuredabout 24 others. More information

Monday
Jun 26
Pittsboro, IN:A workerat a steel plant died after being crushed under the wheels of a heavy crane. More information

Sunday
Jun 25
Al-Ahmedi, Kuwait:Arefinery explosion and fire killed five people and injured 50. More information

Monday
Jun 12
Darien, CT:A 10,000gallon tanker truck carrying hydrochloric acid rolled over, killing at least one personand triggering evacuations. More information

Monday
Jun 05
Morgantown, N.C.:A blast at a graphiteindustrial plant left one worker dead and two injured. More information

Tuesday
May 30
Hartford, CT: The supervisor of the water pollution control authority died after he accidentally fell head-first down a 20-foot shaft. More information

Wednesday
May 24
Donaldsonville, LA: An explosion in an ammonia processing unit of a fertilizer plant killed one man and critically injured ten others. More information

Thursday
May 18
Veroli, Italy: Two explosions at a fireworks factory killed the owner, his son and an employee. More information

Tuesday
May 16
Buffalo, ND: A man was killed and a firefighter attempting to rescue him was severly burned, when a pyrotechnics plant exploded and burned. More information

Monday
May 15
Rafelcofer, Spain: Six workers were killed and eight were injured in a blast at a fireworks plant. More information

Saturday
May 13
Enschede, Netherlands: A fireworks warehouse exploded, killing an estimated 20 people and injuring over 600 others. More information

Friday
May 12
Twin City, GA: A worker at a chemical plant was killed when hydrofluoric acid he was working with spilled. Three other employees and nine law enforcement and emergency personnel were treated for exposure. More information

Wednesday
May 10
Mount Pearl, Newfoundland, Canada: Four janitors and a guidance counselor were sent to the hospital after an unknown chemical spilled in a science lab at an intermediate school. More information

Monday
May 01
Perry, FL:One worker was killed and another critically injured when a building containing magnesium exploded. More information

Friday
Apr 28
Bossier City, LA: One man was killed after he entered a chemical tanker trailer containing naphtha residue. One other man was killed and one was injured attempting to rescue the first man. More information

Thursday
Apr 20
Holcomb, KS: A tallow separator at a rendering plant exploded, killing one worker and injuring another. More information

Wednesday
Apr 19
Twinsburg, OH: A female industrial worker died after being struck by a towmotor. More information

Monday
Apr 17
Edmonton, Alberta: A worker was using a 45-gallon drum of asphalt primer as a work table to cut a piece of steel when the drum exploded, killing him. More information

Saturday
Apr 15
Ellijay, GA: Two workers were killed when a tank exploded at an asphalt plant. More information

Tuesday
Apr 11
Guanghou, China: At least three explosions were reported on the top floor of an electro-plating factory. Two workers were killed and four were injured. It took 150 firefighters and 17 engines about an hour to extinguish the blaze. More information

Tuesday
Apr 04
Spencer, NC: An explosion at a steam power plant killed one worker when a transformer exploded during routine maintenance. More information

Monday
Mar 27
Pasadena, TX:An explosion and fire at a chemical plant killed at least one person and injured at least20 more. More information

Wednesday
Mar 22
Abia State,Nigeria: Fifty people were killed during a pipeline fire that occurred whilesiphoning gasoline. More information

Tuesday
Mar 21
Channelview,TX: Two men died inside a large boiler that they had been sandblasting. An exactcause of death is unknown. More information

Sunday
Mar 19
Tanzania: Twenty-eightpeople were killed while trying to siphon gasoline from an overturned tanker truck. More information

Tuesday
Mar 14
Lakeland, FL:A tanker truck carrying aviation fuel overturned and burned, killing the driver andclosing Highway I-4 during morning rush hour. The column of smoke could be seen for up to30 miles. More information

Tuesday
Mar 14
Hangzhou,China: Four people were killed in an explosion when they were sent to cut a steelstructure over an abandoned biogas generating pit. Their arc-welding device ignited theremaining gas in the pit, resulting in the explosion. More information

Tuesday
Mar 14
Richwood, WV:An explosion at a furniture plant killed the owner as he did welding work on a discarded55-gallon barrel. None of the other 13 workers in the plant at the time were injured. More information

Tuesday
Mar 14
Rock Hill, SC:Two men were killed and two were injured in an explosion when turpentine fumes ignited asthey welded a tank outside of a paper plant. More information

Sunday
Mar 12
Lat Krabang,Thailand: The owner of a makeshift gas station was killed, and his wife andanother man were injured when an oil truck off-loading its cargo caught fire and explodedin front of his wooden house. More information

Wednesday
Mar 01
Quebec, Canada: Three workers were killed when a giant tank of compressed air exploded while theyprepared the vehicle for safety tests. Two of the men were decapitated in the explosion ofthe 1,500 kilogram tank. More information

Tuesday
Feb 29
Toronto, Canada: A worker at a steel plant was crushed to death by a 900 kilo pipe when a bundle of pipes that he was unloading from a truck broke loose. More information

Thursday
Feb 24
Albers, IL: Two workers were preparing to demolish a 165-foot coal storage silo when part of the structure fell on top of them, killing them both. More information

Saturday
Feb 19
Puyang, China: Thirteen people died and 54 were hospitalized after a natural gas explosion in a workshop in Central China. More information

Page 106 of 111First   Previous   101  102  103  104  105  [106]  107  108  109  110  Next   Last   
 
Search Archive


Site Search
Archive
October 2014 (32)
September 2014 (36)
August 2014 (57)
July 2014 (46)
June 2014 (106)
May 2014 (194)
April 2014 (297)
March 2014 (437)
February 2014 (461)
January 2014 (507)
December 2013 (45)
November 2013 (292)
October 2013 (94)
September 2013 (94)
August 2013 (118)
July 2013 (135)
June 2013 (44)
May 2013 (127)
April 2013 (156)
March 2013 (241)
February 2013 (225)
January 2013 (275)
December 2012 (31)
November 2012 (123)
October 2012 (317)
September 2012 (30)
August 2012 (269)
July 2012 (70)
June 2012 (29)
May 2012 (114)
April 2012 (135)
March 2012 (286)
February 2012 (347)
January 2012 (355)
December 2011 (65)
November 2011 (95)
October 2011 (154)
September 2011 (77)
August 2011 (179)
July 2011 (205)
June 2011 (68)
May 2011 (238)
April 2011 (223)
March 2011 (183)
February 2011 (139)
January 2011 (149)
December 2010 (82)
November 2010 (245)
October 2010 (269)
September 2010 (266)
August 2010 (330)
July 2010 (431)
June 2010 (299)
May 2010 (276)
April 2010 (280)
March 2010 (280)
February 2010 (83)
January 2010 (2623)
December 2009 (109)
November 2009 (144)
October 2009 (73)
September 2009 (173)
August 2009 (186)
July 2009 (218)
June 2009 (215)
May 2009 (129)
April 2009 (88)
March 2009 (106)
February 2009 (110)
January 2009 (280)
December 2008 (202)
November 2008 (237)
October 2008 (198)
September 2008 (163)
August 2008 (222)
July 2008 (234)
June 2008 (150)
May 2008 (87)
April 2008 (92)
March 2008 (186)
February 2008 (208)
January 2008 (182)
December 2007 (525)
November 2007 (251)
October 2007 (190)
September 2007 (164)
August 2007 (146)
July 2007 (152)
June 2007 (99)
May 2007 (154)
April 2007 (150)
March 2007 (137)
February 2007 (263)
January 2007 (45)
December 2006 (160)
November 2006 (58)
October 2006 (27)
September 2006 (74)
August 2006 (86)
July 2006 (88)
June 2006 (84)
May 2006 (53)
April 2006 (55)
March 2006 (87)
February 2006 (30)
January 2006 (87)
December 2005 (26)
November 2005 (94)
October 2005 (99)
September 2005 (104)
August 2005 (39)
July 2005 (129)
June 2005 (89)
May 2005 (115)
April 2005 (43)
March 2005 (87)
February 2005 (61)
January 2005 (93)
December 2004 (110)
November 2004 (84)
October 2004 (74)
August 2004 (70)
July 2004 (54)
June 2004 (34)
May 2004 (45)
April 2004 (58)
March 2004 (18)
February 2004 (60)
January 2004 (58)
December 2003 (12)
November 2003 (27)
August 2003 (100)
July 2003 (79)
June 2003 (45)
May 2003 (45)
April 2003 (32)
March 2003 (38)
February 2003 (41)
January 2003 (30)
December 2002 (42)
November 2002 (42)
August 2002 (152)
July 2002 (101)
June 2002 (61)
May 2002 (63)
April 2002 (46)
March 2002 (74)
February 2002 (55)
January 2002 (75)
December 2001 (42)
November 2001 (42)
August 2001 (104)
July 2001 (60)
June 2001 (41)
May 2001 (34)
April 2001 (102)
March 2001 (88)
February 2001 (64)
January 2001 (48)
December 2000 (64)
November 2000 (57)
October 2000 (16)
August 2000 (82)
July 2000 (17)
June 2000 (27)
May 2000 (40)
April 2000 (33)
March 2000 (32)
February 2000 (21)
January 2000 (49)
December 1999 (30)
November 1999 (29)
October 1999 (33)
August 1999 (126)
July 1999 (42)
June 1999 (41)
May 1999 (46)
April 1999 (59)
March 1999 (74)
February 1999 (73)
January 1999 (85)
December 1998 (127)
November 1998 (84)
October 1998 (77)
September 1998 (1)
August 1998 (239)
July 1998 (87)
 

P: (979) 690-7559
F: (979) 690-7562

Content & Feeds

Articles
Download Magazine
Download Media Kit

Support

Feedback Form
Privacy Policy
Ads & Marketing

IFW Sites

IFW Store
IFW Gallery

 

 

Thank you for visiting! Join us in our mission by subscribing to IFW magazine, planning to attend our annual conference, using our Web accessible resources, becoming an exhibitor and advertiser, or sharing your personal input.