Incident Logs



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Wednesday
Oct 14
Lisbon, Portugal: Two men fishing near an oil refinery were overtaken by an explosion at the facility. One was killed and the other injured. More information

Tuesday
Oct 13
Tultepec, Mexico: An explosion at a fireworks plant killed at least 16 people and smashed a four block area. At least 60 more people are missing. More information

Monday
Oct 12
Midland, MI: Exposure to 2,4-dichlorophenol, a chemical used in herbicide, is being blamed for the sudden death of a chemical plant worker. More information

Monday
Oct 12
Golden, British Columbia: A propane tanker exploded on the Trans-Canada Highway, igniting nearby cars and tractor-trailer rigs. Two truckers in another rig were seriously burned when the escaping vapor ignited. Both later died in a Calgary hospital. More information

Monday
Oct 12
Carntown, KY: A chemist working in a building beneath a limestone storage silo died when the bottom of the silo gave way, burying him beneath nearly 600 tons of limestone gravel. More information

Sunday
Oct 11
Amite, LA: A tanker truck carrying an 8,000-gallon load overturned and caught fire. The driver was killed. Residents within a half-mile of the accident were evacuated. More information

Sunday
Oct 11
Granite City, IL: A worker at a steel plant was killed in an accident involving a blast furnace. The worker was burned over nearly 90 percent of his body. More information

Saturday
Oct 10
New York, N.Y.: A welder was killed in an explosion at a ship yard involving an empty oil barge in dry dock. The dead man was hurled 40 feet by the blast. Another worker was injured. More information

Thursday
Oct 08
Moses Lake, WA: A cloud of tetrachloride gas was released by an explosion at a silicon refinery. Four of the six workers injured were listed in critical condition with breathing difficulties. Of the critical cases, one died 16 days later. More information

Thursday
Oct 08
Middlesex, N.J.: A security guard who suffered second-degree burns over 90 percent of his body in an Aug. 6 chemical plant explosion died. More information

Monday
Oct 05
Woburn, MA: Although the fuel tank on an overturned tanker truck burst into flames, the trucks cargo of liquid natural gas remained safe. The driver was killed. The accident shut down traffic into Boston during morning rush hour. More information

Friday
Aug 28
Herrin, IL: A supervisor was killed and a worker injuredwhen gunfire broke out at a staple manufacturing plant. Police arrested an employee at theplant in the shooting. More information

Friday
Aug 28
Fremont, CA: One worker was shot to death and anotherinjured in a failed robbery attempt at a computer chip manufacturing plant. Silicon Valleyplants have been frequent target of thieves who sell stolen chips overseas. More information

Friday
Aug 28
Herrin, IL: A supervisor was killed and a worker injuredwhen gunfire broke out at a staple manufacturing plant. Police arrested an employee at theplant in the shooting. More information

Friday
Aug 28
Fremont, CA: One worker was shot to death and anotherinjured in a failed robbery attempt at a computer chip manufacturing plant. Silicon Valleyplants have been frequent target of thieves who sell stolen chips overseas. More information

Thursday
Aug 27
St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands: A crew member aboard anoil tanker berthed at an oil refinery was killed with a mooring line broke, striking him.Another crew member was injured. More information

Thursday
Aug 27
St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands: A crew member aboard anoil tanker berthed at an oil refinery was killed with a mooring line broke, striking him.Another crew member was injured. More information

Wednesday
Aug 26
Joplin, MO: One worker was killed and two others injuredin a blast at an explosives plant. The blast involved detonators being fed into anincinerator. More information

Wednesday
Aug 26
Lakefield, MN: A husband and wife were killed when theirvehicle and a fuel tanker collided, igniting the tanker. The tanker driver escaped withminor injuries. More information

Wednesday
Aug 26
Joplin, MO: One worker was killed and two others injuredin a blast at an explosives plant. The blast involved detonators being fed into anincinerator. More information

Wednesday
Aug 26
Lakefield, MN: A husband and wife were killed when theirvehicle and a fuel tanker collided, igniting the tanker. The tanker driver escaped withminor injuries. More information

Friday
Aug 21
Ironton, OH: One man was killed in an accident at a coaltar plant. More information

Friday
Aug 21
Ironton, OH: One man was killed in an accident at a coaltar plant. More information

Thursday
Aug 20
Khartoum, Sudan: Among targets in an anti-terroristmissile attack by the United States was a pharmaceutical plant the U.S. claims was makingchemical weapons. Sudanese officials deny the charge. More information

Thursday
Aug 20
Khartoum, Sudan: Among targets in an anti-terroristmissile attack by the United States was a pharmaceutical plant the U.S. claims was makingchemical weapons. Sudanese officials deny the charge. More information

Wednesday
Aug 19
Carson, CA: An explosion in the lime slurry tank in thecogeneration unit of a refinery killed one contract worker and injured two employees. More information

Wednesday
Aug 19
Clairton, OH: A truck driver died from injuries receivedwhen a valve on a tanker truck blew off, striking him. The accident occurred at a steelplant. More information

Wednesday
Aug 19
Carson, CA: An explosion in the lime slurry tank in thecogeneration unit of a refinery killed one contract worker and injured two employees. More information

Wednesday
Aug 19
Clairton, OH: A truck driver died from injuries receivedwhen a valve on a tanker truck blew off, striking him. The accident occurred at a steelplant. More information

Tuesday
Aug 18
Brooker, FL: A tanker truck explosion killed three workersat a trucking company. Welding work was being done at the time of the explosion. More information

Tuesday
Aug 18
Sabine Pass, TX: A crane lifting a 215-ton oil rig sectioninto place dropped its load, killing two workers and injuring a third. More information

Tuesday
Aug 18
Brooker, FL: A tanker truck explosion killed three workersat a trucking company. Welding work was being done at the time of the explosion. More information

Tuesday
Aug 18
Sabine Pass, TX: A crane lifting a 215-ton oil rig sectioninto place dropped its load, killing two workers and injuring a third. More information

Friday
Aug 14
Baltimore, MD: A shipyard worker was killed and anotherseriously injured when both fell 80 feet from a cherry picker. A worker on the ground whorushed to break the fall of the survivor was also hurt. More information

Friday
Aug 14
Logan, OH: One man was killed and a 16-year-old girlinjured when a rural oil storage tank exploded. The blast threw the victims nearly 100feet. A company official said trespassing has been a problem at the site. More information

Friday
Aug 14
Baltimore, MD: A shipyard worker was killed and anotherseriously injured when both fell 80 feet from a cherry picker. A worker on the ground whorushed to break the fall of the survivor was also hurt. More information

Friday
Aug 14
Logan, OH: One man was killed and a 16-year-old girlinjured when a rural oil storage tank exploded. The blast threw the victims nearly 100feet. A company official said trespassing has been a problem at the site. More information

Thursday
Aug 13
Toronto, Ontario: The founder of a company thatmanufactures orthopedic back supports was gunned down at the factory. More information

Thursday
Aug 13
Salt Lake City, UT: A temporary worker at a computer chipfactory died when he was sucked through a powerful 4-foot-wide industrial fan. The fan wasbeing tested at the time of the accident. More information

Thursday
Aug 13
Toronto, Ontario: The founder of a company thatmanufactures orthopedic back supports was gunned down at the factory. More information

Thursday
Aug 13
Salt Lake City, UT: A temporary worker at a computer chipfactory died when he was sucked through a powerful 4-foot-wide industrial fan. The fan wasbeing tested at the time of the accident. More information

Monday
Aug 10
Ludwigtshafen, Germany: Two workers were killed andanother injured in an explosion at a chemical plant. The explosion took place in theplants polystyrene production unit. More information

Monday
Aug 10
Ludwigtshafen, Germany: Two workers were killed andanother injured in an explosion at a chemical plant. The explosion took place in theplants polystyrene production unit. More information

Sunday
Aug 09
Biloxi, MS: Four people died in a fire when an undergroundgasoline storage tank being refilled overflowed. Fuel flowed beneath three cars travelingthrough a nearby intersection and ignited. More information

Saturday
Aug 08
Manteca, CA: A tanker truck crashed and exploded, killingthe driver. More information

Saturday
Aug 08
Manteca, CA: A tanker truck crashed and exploded, killingthe driver. More information

Friday
Aug 07
Mesa, AZ: A worker at a foundry was crushed by a steelplate weighing more than a ton. More information

Friday
Aug 07
Mesa, AZ: A worker at a foundry was crushed by a steelplate weighing more than a ton. More information

Friday
Aug 07
Batavia, OH: Six worker were injured in a series of blastsat a propane distribution facility. The plants main building was extensively damaged. Oneof the injured workers later died. More information

Monday
Aug 03
Constanta, Romania: One worker died and four were injuredin an explosion aboard an oil tanker. The workers were using a welding torch to makerepairs on a storage tank. More information

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