Incident Logs


Entries for October 2012

Saturday
Oct 13
Tacoma, WA: A double tanker truck overturned. More Information

Saturday
Oct 13
Galena Park, TX: A small hydrogen sulfide leak at an oil refinery produced a massive rotten egg smell. More Information

Saturday
Oct 13
Edgeworthstown, Ireland: A food processing plant was evacuated due to an ammonia leak. More Information

Saturday
Oct 13
Mayerthorpe, AB: Fire destroyed a canola oil pressing plant. More Information

Saturday
Oct 13
Richmond, PA: A small fire in a pump at a battery plant was quickly extinguished. More Information

Saturday
Oct 13
Dublin, Ireland: A recycling plant fire took nearly 6 hours to extinguish. More Information

Saturday
Oct 13
Flint, MI: Fire broke out at a closed meat processing plant. More Information

Friday
Oct 12
Abuja, Nigeria: A tanker truck somersaulted twice when it lost control on a hill. More Information

Friday
Oct 12
Dallas, TX: Fuel had to be transferred from a tanker truck after a collision with another vehicle. More Information

Friday
Oct 12
Jand, Pakistan: An oil tanker caught fire, blocking traffic. More Information

Friday
Oct 12
Sherman, TX: A tanker truck hauling a propane byproduct overturned without spilling. More Information

Friday
Oct 12
Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, QC: An explosion in a grain elevators rocked an agricultural products facility. More Information

Friday
Oct 12
Jonesboro, AR: Workers at a soap factory suffered breathing difficulties from cleaning solution vapors. More Information

Friday
Oct 12
Mooreville, IN: Fire spread from a welding booth into the duct work at an auto parts plant. More Information

Thursday
Oct 11
Harris County, TX: A plant worker was injured by machinery. More Information

Thursday
Oct 11
Fresno, CA: Authorities cordoned off a 1-mile radius after a winery reported an ammonia leak.

Thursday
Oct 11
Sante Fe Springs, CA: A worker cooked to death inside an industrial oven at a seafood processing plant. More Information

Thursday
Oct 11
Norfolk, NE: A burning propane tank at a food processing plant reignited after initial extinguishment. More Information

Thursday
Oct 11
Tyler, TX: A fire broke out at a former rubber plant. More Information

Thursday
Oct 11
Painesville, OH: Firefighters chose to let a fire involving a factory making solid fuels for industry burn itself out. More Information

Thursday
Oct 11
Knoxville, TN: A sulfur dioxide leak was reported at a glass factory. More Information

Wednesday
Oct 10
Coruna, Spain: Fire broke out in a fluid catalytic cracking unit at an oil refinery.

Wednesday
Oct 10
Taranto, Italy: 2 workers doing maintenance on a 16-inch pipeline were burned in a fire. More Information

Wednesday
Oct 10
Bay Roberts, NL: 2 workers repairing a truck tire at a cold storage plant were injured when the tire blew off its rim. More Information

Wednesday
Oct 10
Tuscaloosa, AL: An overturned tanker ruptured, spilling cleaning solvent. More Information

Wednesday
Oct 10
Japan: A computer game company promises that a fire at an unnamed assembly plant will not affect an upcoming product rollout. More Information

Wednesday
Oct 10
Bedford, IN: A foundry worker died 2 weeks after a fall when a scissors lift collapsed. More Information

Wednesday
Oct 10
Detroit, MI: Firefighters spent more than four hours battling a pallet factory fire. More Information

Wednesday
Oct 10
Bhopal, India: A transformer fire broke out at a factory making heavy electrical equipment. More Information

Wednesday
Oct 10
Melvindale, MI: Fire spread from a hopper at a fat rendering plant. More Information

Wednesday
Oct 10
Charleston, TN: 2 workers died in a construction accident at a specialty chemical plant. More Information

Tuesday
Oct 09
Sydney, Australia: Bales of cotton caught fire at a textile factory. More Information

Tuesday
Oct 09
East Rutherford, NY: An explosion while mixing chemicals for ink injured 7 workers at a specialty chemicals plant. More Information

Tuesday
Oct 09
Havre de Grace, MD: An overturned tanker spilled 4,000 gallons of diesel into the Susquehanna River. More Information

Tuesday
Oct 09
Orenbourg, Russia: 4,000 tons of ammunition detonated while being unloaded at a weapons disposal site. More Information

Tuesday
Oct 09
Norfolk, NE: A worker dismantling equipment at a steel plant was struck by a large piece of steel and killed. More Information

Tuesday
Oct 09
Parkers Crossroads, TN: Fuel leaked from an overturned tanker truck. More Information

Tuesday
Oct 09
Lexington, NC: 5 workers suffered respiratory problems at a plant where manufacturing containers are reconditioned. More Information

Tuesday
Oct 09
Pickens, SC: The roof collapsed during a fire at a former yarn plant now used for storage. More Information

Tuesday
Oct 09
Grandview, MO: Fire broke out in an industrial drier at a specialty chemical plant. More Information

Tuesday
Oct 09
Chester, NY: An explosion in a pressurized tank demolished a water treatment plant. More Information

Tuesday
Oct 09
Corpus Christi, TX: An oil refinery in turnaround reported a small fire in a platformer unit. More Information

Tuesday
Oct 09
Balasore, India: In-plant firefighters quickly extinguished a fire at a tire factory. More Information

Tuesday
Oct 09
Four Oaks, NC: A blow out panel reduced the damage from an explosion in a dust collection system at a corn grinding mill. More Information

Monday
Oct 08
Poulsbo, WA: A weekend bathroom fire at an ice cream factory went undiscovered until Monday. More Information

Monday
Oct 08
Parawada, India: Storage tanks containing waste solvent exploded and burned at a pharmaceutical plant. More Information

Monday
Oct 08
Orinoco Belt, Venezuela: Fire broke out at a drilling site but with no injuries. More Information

Monday
Oct 08
Dogubayazit, Turkey: An explosion halted the flow of Iranian gas through a Turkish pipeline. More Information

Monday
Oct 08
New Castle, DE: A forklift rolling backward driverless killed one person at a metals recycling center. More Information

Monday
Oct 08
Kapunda, Australia: A worker died when caught in a bagging machine at a feed plant, the facility's second fatality in a year. More Information

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