Incident Logs


Tuesday
Nov 18
RichardsBay, Africa Workers were evacuated from an industrial complexwhen smoke from a fire at the citys landfill engulfed the area. More information

Monday
Nov 17
Kitwe,Zambia One person died and several others were injuredafter an acid tank at a leach plant exploded. More information

Saturday
Nov 15
Veracruz,Mexico Eight workers were injured, two seriously when theywere cleaning a pressure valve and a spark ignited an explosion. More information

Saturday
Nov 15
Taman Bersatu,Malaysia Three children, two of whom are sons of a firefighter,were injured in an explosion at a factory after one of the three threwa firecracker that hit three unlabelled barrels containing what is believedto have been kerosene. More information

Friday
Nov 14
Great Falls,MT Fire broke out in a large wastewater tank and spread toa nearby slop oil tank More information

Friday
Nov 14
Old Bridge,NJ A sulfuric acid spill that reportedly injured a worker ata chemical plant was contained by hazmat handlers. The spill may havestarted with a leak from a discharge hose on a railroad car. More information

Wednesday
Nov 12
Sydney, AustraliaAbout 60 firefighters took two hours to contain a fire that destroyeda tire retreading factory. The crew stopped the fire from spreading toan adjacent engineering company. More information

Wednesday
Nov 12
BrownstownTwp, MI an explosion occurred whole two employees inside afacility were working with aluminum paste. Crews believed the blast wascaused by hydrogen that had built up in the plant. More information

Wednesday
Nov 12
CangzhouCity, China Three workers died and three others were injuredin a explosion in an evaporator at an oil refinery. More information

Tuesday
Nov 11
Edinburg,TX Two men died and another was seriously injured afterbeing overcome by hydrogen sulfide and methane fumes. More information

Monday
Nov 10
Buford, GA Two workers were seriously injured in an explosion in a water pipethey were installing. Fire officials believe the explosion was causedby a spark from welding equipment igniting a natural gas build-up. More information

Monday
Nov 10
Henderson,IN A fire started in a smoke stack at a milling plant. More information

Sunday
Nov 09
Clyde, Australia A propylene leak occurred at a plant leading to major flaring atthe refinery. More information

Saturday
Nov 08
Stenungsund,Sweden Production was halted at a pvc plant following an explosionthat destroyed a steam generating boiler. No injuries were reported. More information

Friday
Nov 07
Greenville, SC A fire at a textile facility caused the pollutionof the Reedy River with a runoff of soaps and dyes. More information

Friday
Nov 07
Decatur,IL One worker was seriously injured after an influx ofoxygen sparked an explosion in one of the plants grain dryers. Theworker suffered second- and third-degree burns over 40 percent of hisbody. More information

Wednesday
Aug 27
Rhondda, U.K.:Workers arriving for the morning shift at a plastics plant in Wales wereshocked to find it had been destroyed by fire overnight. More information

Wednesday
Aug 27
Taejon, Korea:One worker was killed in an explosion in cooling equipment at a nuclearresearch facility. More information

Wednesday
Aug 27
Rhondda, U.K.:Workers arriving for the morning shift at a plastics plant in Wales wereshocked to find it had been destroyed by fire overnight. More information

Wednesday
Aug 27
Taejon, Korea:One worker was killed in an explosion in cooling equipment at a nuclearresearch facility. More information

Tuesday
Aug 26
Four Oaks, N.C.:An explosion knocked down a wall at a corn meal mill. Fire was containedto one section of the mill. More information

Tuesday
Aug 26
Zhengzhou, China:An explosion at a chemical plant was followed by a major fire. More information

Tuesday
Aug 26
Four Oaks, N.C.:An explosion knocked down a wall at a corn meal mill. Fire was containedto one section of the mill. More information

Tuesday
Aug 26
Zhengzhou, China:An explosion at a chemical plant was followed by a major fire. More information

Monday
Aug 25
Topeka, KS:Workers were evacuated from a pet food plant after an ammonia leak wasreported. More information

Monday
Aug 25
Kuala Lumpur,Malaysia: Fire destroyed three factories specializing in noodles,paper recycling and tea. Low water pressure hampered firefighters. More information

Monday
Aug 25
Topeka, KS:Workers were evacuated from a pet food plant after an ammonia leak wasreported. More information

Monday
Aug 25
Kuala Lumpur,Malaysia: Fire destroyed three factories specializing in noodles,paper recycling and tea. Low water pressure hampered firefighters. More information

Saturday
Aug 23
Brampton, Ontario:1 worker died when 5 racks of a frozen food warehouse collapsed. Tonsof melting food made rescue difficult. More information

Saturday
Aug 23
Brampton, Ontario:1 worker died when 5 racks of a frozen food warehouse collapsed. Tonsof melting food made rescue difficult. More information

Thursday
Aug 21
Toronto, Ontario:An explosion and fire in a refinery hydrotreater was brought under control within a half hour. More information

Thursday
Aug 21
Toronto, Ontario:An explosion and fire in a refinery hydrotreater was brought under controlwithin a half hour. More information

Tuesday
Aug 19
Andover, OH:A worker at an auto supplies plant opened fire, killing one and woundingseveral. The gunman was also killed. More information

Tuesday
Aug 19
Tadocho, Japan:Two firefighters were killed in an explosion that blew a 10 ton metalroof off a refuse silo at a power plant. More information

Tuesday
Aug 19
Tula, Russia:The countrys largest defense plant suffered a 4 hour fire, its third in 2 weeks. More information

Tuesday
Aug 19
Andover, OH:A worker at an auto supplies plant opened fire, killing one and wounding several. The gunman was also killed. More information

Tuesday
Aug 19
Tadocho, Japan:Two firefighters were killed in an explosion that blew a 10 ton metalroof off a refuse silo at a power plant. More information

Tuesday
Aug 19
Tula, Russia:The countrys largest defense plant suffered a 4 More information

Monday
Aug 18
Oak Ridge, TN:Workers were evacuated from a building at a nuclear weapons plant after an electrical device overheated in a duct, causing smoke. More information

Monday
Aug 18
Ocala, FL:An explosion in a wood dryer at a wood fiber plant killed 1 worker andseverely injured another. More information

Monday
Aug 18
Las Tejeria,Venezuela: A worker at a company that manufactures animal feedwas overcome by fumes and collapsed near a trench filled with ammoniaand other industrial waste. Eight co worker rushed to his aid. All ninedied. More information

Monday
Aug 18
Tulsa, OK:Explosions shook a gas distribution facility sending steel containersrocketing into the sky. More information

Monday
Aug 18
Oak Ridge, TN:Workers were evacuated from a building at a nuclear weapons plant afteran electrical device overheated in a duct, causing smoke. More information

Monday
Aug 18
Tulsa, OK:Explosions shook a gas distribution facility sending steel containersrocketing into the sky. More information

Monday
Aug 18
Ocala, FL:An explosion in a wood dryer at a wood fiber plant killed 1 worker andseverely injured another. More information

Monday
Aug 18
Las Tejeria,Venezuela: A worker at a company that manufactures animal feedwas overcome by fumes and collapsed near a trench filled with ammoniaand other industrial waste. Eight co worker rushed to his aid. All ninedied. More information

Thursday
Aug 14
Melvindale, MI:Fire broke out in an oil refinery holding chamber after a massive poweroutage in the northeast U.S. shut down the facility without warning. More information

Thursday
Aug 14
Melvindale, MI:Fire broke out in an oil refinery holding chamber after a massive poweroutage in the northeast U.S. shut down the facility without warning. More information

Thursday
Aug 14
Sarnia, Ontario:A vacuum crude unit fire at an oil refinery resulted in 1 death. The refinerywas shut down by a massive power outage that also affected the northeastU.S. More information

Thursday
Aug 14
Puertollano,Spain: 5 workers died in an explosion at a petrochemical plant.At least 7 storage tanks were involved in the resulting blaze. More information

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