Incident Logs


Entries for May 2010

Friday
May 21
Amarillo, TX: A fire forced the evacuation of a power generation plant. More information

Friday
May 21
Wrexham, UK: A worker at an aerospace composites plant suffered facial burns. More information

Friday
May 21
Chesterfield, NJ: A truck carrying 8,000 gallons of kerosene overturned. More information

Thursday
May 20
Lowville, NY: More than 1,700 gallons of ferric chloride spilled at an environmental services facility. More information

Thursday
May 20
Lutana, Australia: A transformer continued to arc after an explosion at a zinc metals plant. More information

Thursday
May 20
Bogata, Colombia: An explosion in a metallurgy factory killed a worker and injured 3 others. More information

Thursday
May 20
Danvers, MA: A cleaning worker survived being pulled into a sausage making machine. More information

Wednesday
May 19
Livingston, MI: An overturned semi spilled industrial lubricant on an interstate highway. More information

Wednesday
May 19
Horsham, UK: Firefighters used an extinguisher to deal with an electrical fire at a factory. More information

Tuesday
May 18
Staten Island, NY: A shipyard worker mangled his arm in an accident involving machinery. More information

Tuesday
May 18
Perry, FL: A paper mill worker died after being hit by a forklift. More information

Tuesday
May 18
Thetford, UK: An accident at an industrial site involving a truck storage cage injured 1. More information

Tuesday
May 18
Belgharia, India: Fire spread rapidly through a plastics plant. More information

Tuesday
May 18
Port Angeles, WA: An electrical fire shut down a plywood mill for nearly a week. More information

Tuesday
May 18
Greenup, IL: A fire that destroyed a former shoe factory is being investigated as a possible arson. More information

Tuesday
May 18
Ebermannstadt, Germany: A chemical reaction forced workers at a metal processing plant to evacuate. More information

Monday
May 17
Cambridge, MA: Cardboard debris on the roof of a container plant caught fire. More information

Monday
May 17
Thane, India: A gas cylinder explosion at a chemical factory killed 1 and injured 1. More information

Monday
May 17
Houston, TX: Lightning may have ignited a fire that destroyed a warehouse. More information

Monday
May 17
Houston, TX: Fire broke out in a crude oil distillation unit at a refinery. More information

Monday
May 17
Deer Park, TX: A small fire was reported at an oil refinery. More information

Monday
May 17
Waikato, New Zealand: 8 paper plant workers went to the hospital after exposure to hydrogen sulfide. More information

Sunday
May 16
Jinzhou City, China: A chlorine leak at a chemical plant left 26 people hospitalized. More information

Sunday
May 16
Wilhelmsburg, Germany: Diesel leaking from a pump at an oil refinery ignited. More information

Sunday
May 16
Nashua, IA: A grain elevator worker fell 60 feet into an empty bin. More information

Sunday
May 16
San Francisco, CA: Fire damaged a French sausage and patĂȘ factory. More information

Sunday
May 16
Hyderabad, India: A massive fire at a chemical plant killed 4 people and injured 5. More information

Sunday
May 16
Vereeniging, South Africa: Fire broke out at a power plant, killing a contractor. More information

Sunday
May 16
Sydney, Australia: Fire broke out at a storage warehouse. More information

Saturday
May 15
Beaumont, TX: A chemical plant was being restarted after a power outage when fire broke out. More information

Saturday
May 15
Dubai, UAE: A small fire broke out at a bedding factory. More information

Saturday
May 15
Wingfield, Australia: A refrigeration facility for storing frozen food inventory caught fire. More information

Saturday
May 15
Paris, IL: Fire broke out at a manufacturing plant. More information

Saturday
May 15
Widnes, UK: An explosion at a factory injured a worker's leg. More information

Friday
May 14
Wiener Hafen, Austria: A forklift accident spilled nearly 400 liters of phosphoric acid. More information

Friday
May 14
Auckland, New Zealand: Fire broke out at a long closed refrigeration factory. More information

Friday
May 14
Poteau, OK: A plastics plant worker fell into a press machine. More information

Friday
May 14
Knoxville, TN: A cutting torch was in use when an explosion rocked a cement plant, killing a worker. More information

Friday
May 14
Colebrook, NH: An explosion at a black powder gun company killed 2 workers. More information

Friday
May 14
Blackburn, UK: Responders battled a fire in a vacant factory building. More information

Thursday
May 13
Jeffersonville, IN: A boat factory worker died in a fall, the 2nd fatality in a week. More information

Thursday
May 13
Lancing, UK: A converyor belt fire broke out at an industrial park. More information

Thursday
May 13
Hardley, UK: Fire broke out in a silo containing 50 tons of woodchippings. More information

Thursday
May 13
Wonga Park, Australia: A warehouse at a furniture factory burned. More information

Thursday
May 13
Puhi, Hawaii: Fire destroyed newsprint and other inventory on hand at a freight warehouse. More information

Thursday
May 13
Orangeburg, SC: When transformers blew at a brake pad factory, the surge resulted in an electrical fire. More information

Thursday
May 13
Oxford, UK: A car plant worker reported difficulty breathing after machinery fell on him. More information

Thursday
May 13
Pontiac, MI: A truck trailer with 18,000 pounds of batteries caught fire at a trucking plant. More information

Thursday
May 13
Cleveland, OH: A worker struck by moving machinery at a metal processing plant died. More information

Thursday
May 13
Hamilton Hill, Australia: A fire at an industrial laundry raised haz mat concerns. More information

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