Incident Logs



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Monday
May 16
Hainan Island , China : A hydrogen sulfide leak killed eight workers at a food factory. More information

Saturday
May 14
Ripley , OK : An oil storage tank exploded killing two workers. More information

Friday
May 13
Uruqi , China : At least five people were killed and one other injured when an explosion occurred in an oil storage depot at an electricity generating plant. More information

Sunday
May 08
Riverton , WY : While spraying a flammable liner inside a rail car, a worker was killed after static electricity caused an explosion inside the tank. More information

Saturday
May 07
Portage , IN : While cleaning a hopper at a steel plant, one worker was killed when he was buried by dust-like material. More information

Tuesday
May 03
Iqbal , Pakistan :About 30 people were killed and 17 others injured when several cylinders exploded while being filled with gas in the basement of residential buildings causing them to collapse. More information

Thursday
Apr 28
El Dorado,AR:12 workers at a chemical plant became sick at work, one of whom later died. More information

Tuesday
Apr 26
Busan, S. Korea:An explosion and fire at a shoe factory killed 1 worker. More information

Thursday
Apr 21
Chongquing,China: An explosion tore through a chemical plant, destroying a 3 story building and leaving 12 dead. More information

Thursday
Apr 21
Lusaka,Zambia:A blast at an explosives plant killed at least 51 people. More information

Wednesday
Apr 20
Kitwe,Zambia: About 51 people were killed and at least three others injured when an explosion occurred at an explosives factory. More information

Monday
Apr 11
Palash Bari,Bangladesh: A 9-story garment factory collapsed after an explosion killing at least 54 people. More information

Tuesday
Apr 05
Fort Wayne,IN:A magnesium fire broke out at a metals plant, resulting in 1 death. More information

Thursday
Mar 31
Trelawny,Jamaica: Machinery exploded at a sugar factory killing 1 person and injuring 2 others. More information

Wednesday
Mar 30
Columbia,SC: 1 employee was killed in an explosion and fire at an adhesives plant. More information

Tuesday
Mar 29
Beijing,China: At least 28 people were killed after a truck carrying 35 tons of a chemical crashed into a cargo truck causing  chlorine gas to drift into villages. More information

Tuesday
Mar 29
Jammu,India: A truck driver using a welder to repair the empty rear section of a gasoline tanker caused an explosion that killed 1 person and injured 2 others. More information

Monday
Mar 28
Okara,Pakistan: A boiler at a rice mill exploded resulting tin the deaths of two employees and the injury of eight others. More information

Friday
Mar 25
Port of Tema,Ghana: Thirteen crew members aboard a Greek fishing boat were killed after it caught fire and destroyed a major oil refinery pipeline. More information

Wednesday
Mar 23
Texas City,TX:15 people were killed and at least 100 others injured when an isomerization unit exploded at an oil refinery. More information

Thursday
Mar 10
Karachi,Pakistan: A navy oil tanker exploded during routine maintenance killing at least six people and injured 95 others. More information

Sunday
Mar 06
Jurong Island,Singapore: A worker was killed when a 3-ton container fell on him at an oil refinery. More information

Tuesday
Feb 15
Bokaro, India: Molten steel spilled from a ladle at a metal plant after one of the steel ropes supporting it gave way resulting in the death of one person and the injury of five others. More information

Wednesday
Feb 09
Siberia , Russia : At least 21 miners were killed with four others missing after a methane explosion occurred. More information

Wednesday
Jan 26
Genoa, Italy: A fire started from a leak in a tanker truck that led to an explosion resulting in the death of one firefighter and the injury of three others. More information

Tuesday
Jan 25
Perth Amboy, NJ: Three men were killed and another injured while transferring acetylene into small tanks when a hose leaked causing a cylinder to explode. More information

Wednesday
Jan 12
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: A factory worker was killed after he lost his balance and fell into a tub of hot lubricant at a steel factory. More information

Tuesday
Jan 11
Xiangliu, China: An explosion at a fireworks factory resulted in the death of 12 workers and injured 11 others. More information

Sunday
Jan 09
Sui, Pakistan : Six people were killed when a gas pipeline was blown up by attackers. More information

Saturday
Jan 08
Chilgok, South Korea: A fire broke out in a dormitory of a glove-making factory and resulted in the death of four disabled employees. More information

Thursday
Jan 06
Graniteville, SC : Nine people were killed and many others sickened when afreight train crashed into a parked train, leaking chlorine, cresols and sodium hydroxide. More information

Saturday
Jan 01
Shetland, UK: After smelling gas while doing maintenance work at an oil rig, an employee collapsed and died while trying to evacuate the area. More information

Monday
Nov 29
Richland, FL:1 crewman was killed and 3 others injured when 2 freight trains collided, spilling about 300,000 gallons of fertilizer as well as diesel fuel and lubricants. More information

Tuesday
Nov 16
Paranagua, Brazil : 31 crew members were killed when a tanker being loaded with fuel exploded. More information

Tuesday
Nov 09
Walnut Creek, CA: 3 people were killed when a petroleum pipeline carrying fuel for private and corporate aviation exploded while a welding company was digging near it. More information

Saturday
Nov 06
Bearberry , Canada : A fire ignited at a sweet gas well killing 1 worker and injuring 2 others. More information

Saturday
Nov 06
Bristol , TN : An explosion that occurred in the drying room of a concrete plant killed a night watchman. More information

Wednesday
Nov 03
Jutland , Denmark : A fire caused a series of explosion at a fireworks factory that killed 1 firefighter and injured 6 others. More information

Tuesday
Nov 02
Fridley , MN:A contract worker was killed after being pinned underneath a crane at a processing plant. More information

Monday
Nov 01
Kaztalovskii , Kazakhstan:A gas pipeline exploded and burned, killing 3 and injuring 3 others who were working on a parallel pipeline. More information

Monday
Nov 01
Gillette , NY : A propane-filled water boiler exploded at an explosives manufacturing plant killing 1 employee and injuring 2 others. More information

Sunday
Oct 31
Cebu , Philipines : Three workers were killed when a petroleum gas tank exploded inside a factory canteen at a jewelry shop. More information

Thursday
Oct 28
Greeley, CO : A worker was killed after he was caught in a conveyor belt while unloading sugar beets from a truck at a sugar factory. More information

Wednesday
Oct 27
Daquing , China : An explosion at an oil refinery killed seven workers. More information

Thursday
Oct 21
Lugansk , Ukraine : One person died and several others were injured in a gas explosion that destroyed a 30 unit apartment building. More information

Wednesday
Oct 13
Corpus Christi , TX : A construction worker was killed when a concrete foundation collapsed on top of him. More information

Monday
Oct 11
Pennington, AL: Hydrogen sulfide fumes killed two workers and injured eight after chemical runoff at a paper mill drained into sewers. More information

Friday
Oct 08
Huddersfield , UK : An employee was pronounced dead after being found in a large mixing tank at a chemical factory. More information

Wednesday
Oct 06
Beijing , China : Two people were killed and 16 others injured in a fire at an electronics plant. More information

Tuesday
Oct 05
Guangxi, China : 31 people were killed and 57 others injured in an explosion at a fireworks factory. More information

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