Incident Logs


Entries for January 2013

Thursday
Jan 31
Brisbane, Australia: A fire involving methyl ketone at an auto parts plant burned a worker. More Information

Thursday
Jan 31
Renville, MN: A worker at a sugar beet plant run over by a tractor died. More Information

Thursday
Jan 31
Chhaltisgarh, India: A large container of ash fell at a cement plant, resulting in 5 deaths. More Information

Thursday
Jan 31
Mexico City, Mexico: An explosion damaged 3 floors of a state owned oil company's HQ, killing 32 and injuring more than 100. More Information

Wednesday
Jan 30
Grimsby, UK: A fryer holding 200 liters of oil caught fire at a seafood plant. More Information

Wednesday
Jan 30
Gaziantep, Turkey: An explosion at a galvanization plant killed 8 and injured 15. More Information

Wednesday
Jan 30
Williamston, PA: A worker who fell into a stamping machine at a local plant died.

Wednesday
Jan 30
Toledo, OH: A fire was reported at an oil refinery. More Information

Wednesday
Jan 30
Burlington, WI: Fire destoyed an egg processing plant. More Information

Wednesday
Jan 30
Shuaiba, Kuwait: A brief fire shut down a heavy oil unit at a refinery. More Information

Wednesday
Jan 30
Clinton County, IA: Soy oil caught fire at a bio-energy plant. More Information

Wednesday
Jan 30
Tawau, Malaysia: Fire destroyed a furniture factory and 4 blocks of squatter homes. More Information

Wednesday
Jan 30
Adairsville, GA: A tornado destroyed a metal fabrication plant. More Information

Wednesday
Jan 30
Hackettstown, NJ: A broken pipe at a candy plant spilled 3,000 gallons of pre-process material, some reaching a nearby creek. More Information

Wednesday
Jan 30
Dongning, China: Carbon monoxide killed 12 coal miners, many of them trying to rescue those initially overcome. More Information

Tuesday
Jan 29
Poole, UK: Fire broke out in an exhaust fan at a boat building factory. More Information

Tuesday
Jan 29
Ellicott City, MD: Sparks from equipment ignite mulch at a mulch plant. More Information

Tuesday
Jan 29
Dubuque, IA: A slow leak of ethyl acetate resulted when a tanker overturned. More Information

Tuesday
Jan 29
Kaufman County, TX: A tractor-trailer rig carry 7,500 gallons of fuel product overturned, with some product spilled. More Information

Tuesday
Jan 29
Van, TX: An explosion injured a young couple who were smoking atop an oil facility storage tank. More Information

Tuesday
Jan 29
Atyrau, Kazakstan: A depressurized hot pump sparked a fire at an oil refinery. More Information

Tuesday
Jan 29
Kathleen, GA: A small fire broke out at a snack food factory. More Information

Tuesday
Jan 29
Henderson, NC: A machine at a disposable diaper plant caught fire. More Information

Tuesday
Jan 29
South Middleton, PA: A leak of molten material at a glass plant failed to ignite. More Information

Tuesday
Jan 29
Branchburg, NJ: A 1-gallon hazmat spill at a specialty chemical plant severely burned a worker and injured 2 others. More Information

Tuesday
Jan 29
Oregon, OH: A fire broke out at an oil refinery. More Information

Tuesday
Jan 29
Tillsonburg, ON: A worker at a plant making foam for car seats died when the lid on a mould struck him in the head. More Information

Monday
Jan 28
Hwaseong, S. Korea: A hydroflouric acid leak at a computer chip plant killed 1 and injured 4. More Information

Monday
Jan 28
Fort Wayne, IN: A worker crushed his arm in a machine press at a steel plant. More Information

Monday
Jan 28
Indore, India: A shoe factory was gutted by fire. More Information

Monday
Jan 28
Stockton, CA: Fire broke out at a packing plant. More Information

Monday
Jan 28
Huntersville, NC: Fire broke out in an HVAC building at a nuclear power plant. More Information

Monday
Jan 28
White Hall, AR: Welding work was being done when fire broke out at a steel manufacturing plant. More Information

Monday
Jan 28
Peace River, AB: Fire broke out in a tank battery at a heavy oil processing plant. More Information

Monday
Jan 28
Hidd, Bahrain: Fire ripped through a factory producing signboards. More Information

Monday
Jan 28
San Antonio, TX: A worker died when pulled into machinery at a seat belt stamping plant. More Information

Monday
Jan 28
Qingshui, China: Welding was being done when a storage tank exploded, killing 5. More Information

Monday
Jan 28
Tandil, Argentina: An explosion in a grain silo at an agricultural plant killed 1 and injured another. More Information

Monday
Jan 28
Blades, DE: A smoke evacuation system activated by flames at a fertilizer plant accidently spread the fire. More Information

Monday
Jan 28
Grayville, IL: An acetylene tank exploded at a drilling company, injuring 2. More Information

Monday
Jan 28
Dukki tehsil, Pakistan: 8 coal miners died in an explosion. More Information

Monday
Jan 28
Hamilton, ON: An explosion at a powder coating plant partially collapsed the building. More Information

Sunday
Jan 27
Vicksburg, MS: A barge hauling 80,000 gallons of oil hit a railroad bridge, spilling light crude into the Mississippi. More Information

Sunday
Jan 27
Yalova, Turkey: Burning acrylic fibers released toxic fumes during a chemical plant fire. More Information

Sunday
Jan 27
Cupertino, CA: An equipment fire broke out at a cement plant. More Information

Sunday
Jan 27
Djebahia, Algeria: 2 guards were killed in an attack by militants that blew up a pipeline. More Information

Saturday
Jan 26
Shiddhirganj, Bangladesh: Fire destroyed an inventory of plant fiber stored in a warehouse. More Information

Saturday
Jan 26
Dhaka, Bangladesh: 7 people died in a garment factory fire.

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Saturday
Jan 26
Ashdod, Israel: 2 refinery workers died from exposure to hydrogen sulfide. More Information

Saturday
Jan 26
Sallisaw, OK: Burning brakes ignited the outer layer of a pressurized CO2 tanker without releasing the contents. More Information

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