Incident Logs


Friday
Aug 07
Rolling Hills, IL: An overturned drum of hydrochloric acid in therear of a truck forced police to shut down traffic on a main artery for several hours,leaving hundreds of motorists stuck waiting. More information

Friday
Aug 07
Wilmington, OH: Twenty-seven workers at a air freight facilitybecame sick after a package began leaking a chemical used in synthetic rubber. More information

Friday
Aug 07
Tracy, CA: Firefighters predicted that a smoky fire that broke outat a tire disposal facility could take weeks to extinguish. More information

Friday
Aug 07
Guadalajara, Mexico: An train accident dumped more than 1,000gallons of diesel into city storm drains. Thousands fled the downtown area, concernedabout a repeat of a similar incident six years ago that killed 200 people. 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

Friday
Aug 07
St. Thomas, Ontario: Charges of arson were filed against threepeople in a fire at a plastic recycling plant that resulted a 12-hour evacuation of thesurrounding neighborhood. The same three suspects were also charged with bank robbery. More information

Friday
Aug 07
Rolling Hills, IL: An overturned drum of hydrochloric acid in therear of a truck forced police to shut down traffic on a main artery for several hours,leaving hundreds of motorists stuck waiting. More information

Friday
Aug 07
Wilmington, OH: Twenty-seven workers at a air freight facilitybecame sick after a package began leaking a chemical used in synthetic rubber. More information

Friday
Aug 07
Tracy, CA: Firefighters predicted that a smoky fire that broke outat a tire disposal facility could take weeks to extinguish. More information

Friday
Aug 07
Guadalajara, Mexico: An train accident dumped more than 1,000gallons of diesel into city storm drains. Thousands fled the downtown area, concernedabout a repeat of a similar incident six years ago that killed 200 people. More information

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

Thursday
Aug 06
Sudbury, Ontario: A truck hauling 20 tons of dynamite used inmining crashed and burned, triggering an explosion. More information

Thursday
Aug 06
Middlesex, N.J.: An explosion involving chemicals at a local plantleft one employee hospitalized in critical condition with burns. The plant producespigment dispersion resins. More information

Thursday
Aug 06
Tybee Island, GA: A construction foreman received second-degreeburns when a crane brushed a high-voltage power line on a movie set. The foreman was 10feet away from the crane when he was hit by the current. More information

Thursday
Aug 06
Sudbury, Ontario: A truck hauling 20 tons of dynamite used inmining crashed and burned, triggering an explosion. More information

Thursday
Aug 06
Middlesex, N.J.: An explosion involving chemicals at a local plantleft one employee hospitalized in critical condition with burns. The plant producespigment dispersion resins. More information

Thursday
Aug 06
Tybee Island, GA: A construction foreman received second-degreeburns when a crane brushed a high-voltage power line on a movie set. The foreman was 10feet away from the crane when he was hit by the current. More information

Wednesday
Aug 05
Martinez, CA: A faulty switch at a local refinery resulted in theaccidental releases of more than seven tons of methane and other gases. More information

Wednesday
Aug 05
Leca do Balio, Portugal: Fire destroyed a factory producing coffeemachines that employed 250 people. More information

Wednesday
Aug 05
Martinez, CA: A faulty switch at a local refinery resulted in theaccidental releases of more than seven tons of methane and other gases. More information

Wednesday
Aug 05
Leca do Balio, Portugal: Fire destroyed a factory producing coffeemachines that employed 250 people. More information

Tuesday
Aug 04
Vero Beach, CA: Two workers received burns in an explosion thatshook an aircraft plant. The two were working at a sanding machine when the accidentoccurred. More information

Tuesday
Aug 04
Vero Beach, CA: Two workers received burns in an explosion thatshook an aircraft plant. The two were working at a sanding machine when the accidentoccurred. More information

Tuesday
Aug 04
Henderson, NV: An explosion and fire involving a spill of moltenmagnesium rocked a metal foundry. No injuries were reported. More information

Monday
Aug 03
Martinez, CA: Touching power lines knocked out electricity to alocal refinery, forcing the burn off of more than two tons of oil and gas. More information

Monday
Aug 03
Rodeo, CA: A gas leak forced the shut down of a major unit at alocal refinery. 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

Monday
Aug 03
Branchburg, N.J.: An explosion at a pharmaceutical plant leveled a300-by-500 foot building and damaged surrounding structures. No one was inside at the timeof the blast. One company supplied by the plant estimated it would lose two months annualrevenue due to resulting shortages. More information

Monday
Aug 03
Martinez, CA: Touching power lines knocked out electricity to alocal refinery, forcing the burn off of more than two tons of oil and gas. More information

Monday
Aug 03
Rodeo, CA: A gas leak forced the shut down of a major unit at alocal refinery. 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

Sunday
Aug 02
Port Stanvac, Australia: A fire in a fuel oil distillation unitcaused major damage to a refinery south of Adelaide. No injuries were reported. More information

Sunday
Aug 02
Pittsburg, CA: A steel plant worker was killed when a heavymetal rod used to support steel cylinders tipped over and fell. The workers throat wascrushed. More information

Sunday
Aug 02
Port Stanvac, Australia: A fire in a fuel oil distillation unitcaused major damage to a refinery south of Adelaide. No injuries were reported. More information

Sunday
Aug 02
Pittsburg, CA: A steel plant worker was killed when a heavymetal rod used to support steel cylinders tipped over and fell. The workers throat wascrushed. More information

Saturday
Aug 01
San Francisco, CA: One firefighter was listed in critical condition after a fire that destroyed a sausage factory and warehouse. The firefighter and three others were injured in a series of explosions during the fire. More information

Saturday
Aug 01
San Francisco, CA: One firefighter was listed in critical condition after a fire that destroyed a sausage factory and warehouse. The firefighter and three others were injured in a series of explosions during the fire. More information

Saturday
Aug 01
Athens, Greece: At least one factory was destroyed by a mammoth forest fire that swept through small villages at the foot of Mount Pendeli. More information

Friday
Jul 31
Quebec, Canada: An employee at a recycling plant nearQuebec was killed in an accident involving an industrial shredder. More information

Friday
Jul 31
Savannah, GA: A tanker truck used by a construction companyoverturned spilling 500 gallons of diesel fuel. More information

Friday
Jul 31
Missoula, MT: Fire destroyed much of an electrical substation,causing millions in damages. Firefighters who responded are being monitored for possibleexposure to PCB. More information

Friday
Jul 31
Cambridge, MA: A rail yard accident caused a small rupture in atank car containing hydrochloric acid. Area businesses and a nearby highway were closed. More information

Thursday
Jul 30
Magna, UT: A tractor-trailer rig hauling anhydrous ammoniaoverturned after being sideswiped by a car. The area was evacuated and the roadway closedfor hours. More information

Thursday
Jul 30
Haddam, CN: A 1,000 gallon spill of radioactive cooling watercaused the shut down of a nuclear reactor used for electrical generation. More information

Thursday
Jul 30
Atlanta, GA: Noxious odors forced the evacuation of 300 employeesfrom a communications facility. A pest control company was treating the eight-storybuilding. More information

Thursday
Jul 30
Hercules, CA: Fire broke out at a closed refinery as workersdismantled a storage tank. More information

Thursday
Jul 30
Henry County, GA: A worker for a pipeline company died when theunsupported walls of a construction ditch collapsed. More information

Wednesday
Jul 29
Idaho Falls, ID: Four workers at a Department of Energyresearch facility suffered oxygen depravation when carbon dioxide was released by a firesuppression system. One of the workers died. More information

Wednesday
Jul 29
Conover, N.C.: A worker was injured while loading afoam-wrapping machine and died. More information

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