U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board ( CSB )

CSB

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The U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board, also known as the Chemical Safety Board or CSB, is an independent U.S. federal agency charged with investigating industrial chemical accidents. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., the agency's board members are appointed by the president and confirmed by the United States Senate. The CSB conducts root cause investigations of chemical accidents at fixed industrial facilities.

CSB press release, blog etc

01/03/2018 - 10:21 CSB Releases Final Report into Chemical Release at MGPI Industries; Report Emphasizes Key Safety Lessons to Prevent Future Inadvertent Mixing Incidents
01/03/2018 - 09:39 Chemical Safety Board Releases New Safety Video, Mixed Connection, Toxic Result, Detailing Key Lessons from CSB Investigation into 2016 Chemical Release at MGPI Processing Facility in Atchison, Kansas
10/16/2017 - 05:23 CSB Releases New Safety Video into 2016 ExxonMobil Fire at Baton Rouge Refinery
09/22/2017 - 08:36 CSB Releases Factual Update on Ongoing Investigation into Midland Resource Recovery
09/18/2017 - 09:23 CSB Releases Final Report into 2016 Refinery Fire that Seriously Injured Four Workers
09/05/2017 - 06:33 CSB Issues Back to School Safety Message on Safe Practices During Classroom Science Demonstrations
08/26/2017 - 18:13 CSB Urges Oil and Chemical Facilities to Take Special Safety Precautions during Startups Following Hurricane Harvey
07/26/2017 - 12:07 CSB Releases New Animation Detailing Events Leading to 2016 Fire at the ExxonMobil Refinery in Baton Rouge, LA
05/25/2017 - 08:31 CSB Releases Investigative Update Into Loy Lange Box Company Catastrophic Pressure Vessel Failure
05/18/2017 - 11:46 CSB Releases Safety Bulletin into 2015 Chemical Release and Flash Fire at the Delaware City Refining Company
05/18/2017 - 06:33 CSB Releases Safety Bulletin into 2015 Chemical Release and Flash Fire at the Delaware City Refining Company; Emphasizes Five Key Lessons for Incident Prevention When Preparing Process Equipment for Maintenance
05/05/2017 - 10:10 CSB Sending Denver Based Investigative Team to Examine Fatal Home Explosion Caused by Leaking Gas Well
05/03/2017 - 08:30 CSB Releases Final Report into 2015 Explosion at ExxonMobil Refinery in Torrance, California
04/20/2017 - 07:31 CSB Releases Final Report into 2016 Nitrous Oxide Explosion at Airgas Facility in Cantonment, Florida, Noting Safety Management System and Regulatory Deficiencies Contributed to the Incident
04/14/2017 - 09:28 CSB Business Case for Safety
04/12/2017 - 07:51 CSB Releases Preliminary Findings into Chemical Release at MGPI Industries; Investigators Note Insufficient Safety Design Features and Shortcomings in Emergency Shutdown Devices
04/06/2017 - 14:18 Update on the CSB Assessment into Fatal Explosion in St. Louis, MO
04/06/2017 - 09:34 Update on the CSB Assessment into Fatal Explosion at the Loy-Lange Box Company in St. Louis, MO