Archive for U.S. Chemical Safety Board

Ruling of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas

Statement of CSB Chairperson Dr. Rafael Moure-Eraso on Court Decision in Deepwater Horizon/Macondo Investigation Case

NOTICE OF ADDITIONAL INFORMATION FOR SUNSHINE ACT MEETING

CSB Announces Public Meeting in Richmond, California, to Release Interim Report and Safety Recommendations Resulting from Chevron Refinery Investigation

Chemical Safety Board Listed on The 12 Best Small Agencies to Work For in Government

CSB Announces Availability of Draft Fatigue Recommendation for Public Comment, April 24 Public Meeting in Washington, DC

Fatigue Evaluation for Public Comment

Fatique Evaluation for Public Comment

In Cooperation with Cal OSHA, CSB Releases Technical Report on Chevron 2012 Pipe Rupture and Fire; Extensive Sulfidation Corrosion Noted

Metallurgical Examination of the Samples from the Chevron, Richmond Refinery

In Cooperation with Cal OSHA, CSB Releases Technical Report on Chevron 2012 2012 Pipe Rupture and Fire; Extensive Sulfidation Corrosion Noted

Statement of CSB Chairman Rafael Moure-Eraso on the death of former board member Isadore “Irv” Rosenthal

Chairperson Rafael Moure-Eraso's Comments on Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, Amending OAC 165:10, Oil & Gas Conservation Rules

Commentary: Dust standard will save lives

CSB's Draft Final Report into March 2011 Accident at Carbide Industries LLC

CSB Releases Draft Final Report on Carbide Industries Explosion that Killed Two in Louisville, Kentucky in 2011; Company Ignored Years of Smaller, Similar Incidents in Electric Arc Furnace

CSB Announces Public Meeting in Louisville, KY to Release Final Report into the Fatal 2011 Fire and Explosion at Carbide Industries

Statement from CSB Chairperson Rafael Moure-Eraso on Today’s Fire and Explosion at an Oil and Gas Site in Texas

Statement from CSB Chairperson Rafael Moure-Eraso on Today’s Fire and Explosion

CSB Approves Final Report Finding that Honolulu Fireworks Disposal Explosion that Killed Five Workers Resulted from Unsafe Practices, Lack of National Guidelines, and Lack of Safety Provisions for Federal Contractors

CSB Approves Final Report Fidning that Honolulu Fireworks Disposal Explosion that Killed Five Workers Resulted from Unsafe Practices, Lack of National Guidelines, and Lack of Safety Provisions for Federal Contractors

CSB Releases New Safety Video on 2011 Explosion and Fire that Killed Five Workers during a Fireworks Disposal Operation in Hawaii

CSB Releases New Safety Video on 2011 Explosion and Fire that Killed Five Workers during a Fireworks Disposal Operation in Hawaii; Key Issues Include Safety Requirements for Contractors under the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), Federal Hazardous Waste Regulations, and Best Practices for Fireworks Disposal

CSB Report says Honolulu Fireworks Disposal Explosion that Killed Five Workers Resulted from Unsafe Practices, Lack of National Guidelines, and Lack of Safety Provisions for Federal Contractors

CSB Announces Webcast of January 17 Public Meeting in Washington, DC, to Release Final Report into Fatal 2011 Explosion and Fire in Hawaii Involving Fireworks Disposal

CSB Announces Webcast of January 17 Public Meeting in Washington, DC, to Release Final Report into Fatal 2011 Explosion and Fire in Hawaii Involving Fireworks Disposal

CSB Announces Public Meeting in Washington, DC, to Release Final Report into Fatal 2011 Explosion and Fire that Fatally Injured Five Workers near Honolulu, Hawaii

Dr. Beth Rosenberg Confirmed as New CSB Board Member

CSB Receives Peer Awards for Three Safety Videos from Television, Internet and Video Association of D.C.

CSB Chair Moure-Eraso Addresses Nationwide Meeting of International Code Council, Saluting Progress on Key Safety Issues and Encouraging Further Code Action on Combustible Dust Hazards

CSB Chair Moure-Eraso Addresses Nationwide Meeting of International Code Council, Saluting Progress on Key Safety Issues and Encouraging Further Code Action on Combustible Dust Hazards

Statement of CSB Chairperson Dr. Rafael Moure Richmond City Council Meeting on September 11, 2012

CSB Releases Photos of Vapor Cloud Involved in August 6 Accident at Chevron Refinery in Richmond, CA

CSB to Pursue Full Investigation of August 6 Fire at Chevron Refinery in Richmond, California

CSB Deploying to Fire and Explosion at the Chevron Refinery in Richmond California

CSB Board Member John Bresland to Retire on August 31

CSB Posts Presentations from July 23 and 24 Public Hearing in Houston, Texas

Richard Cartwright – Environmental Leader & CHMM News Contributor of the Month!

BIG THANKS TO:Richard Cartwright of MECX is our volunteer contributor to the Hazardous Materials Events Calendar. You can connect with Rich here through linkedin BIO - Richard T. Cartwright Environmental Leader, P.E., CHMM, CPIM*  is the Senior Vice President responsible for remediation technology marketing at MECx, LP.He has an MBA in Operations and Logistics Management from Indiana University, a BES in Chemical Engineering from Brigham Young University, and recently completed a Professional Read more [...]

CSB Hosts Webinar on Second Day of Public Hearing on Safety Performance Indicators

CSB Investigation: At the Time of 2010 Gulf Blowout, Transocean, BP, Industry Associations, and Government Offshore Regulators Had Not Effectively Learned Critical Lessons from 2005 BP Refinery Explosion in Implementing Safety Performance Indicators

Board Concludes American Petroleum Institute Has Made “Acceptable” Progress on Recommendation to Develop Process Safety Indicators for Onshore Industries

Better safety data could help prevent oil industry disasters – By Rafael Moure-Eraso

Click the following link to view the article on chron.com – http://bit.ly/Lxc81F

In Formal Papers Submitted by for Public Hearing in Houston, CSB Offshore Safety Consultants Examine Performance Indicators as an Effective Way to Preventing Catastrophic Accidents like Deepwater Horizon

In Formal Papers Submitted by for Public Hearing in Houston, CSB Offshore Safety Consultants Examine Performance Indicators as an Effective Way to Preventing Catastrophic Accidents like Deepwater Horizon