Chemical Safety Board to review fatal incidents

10/01/1998
Chemical Safety Board to review fatal incidentsThe U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) will review unrelated explosions that occurred on August 14 at Chieftan Energy in Logan, Ohio; on August 19 at an ARCO refinery in Carson, California; and on August 18 at Crawford Trucking Co., in Brooker, Florida.In the Ohio incident, an 18-year-old Logan man died after being thrown 150 feet by an exploding oil tank. A 16-year-old female was thrown 60 feet by the explosion and was listed in serious condition after the incident. The force of the explosion threw the bulk of the tank about 100 yards.In the ARCO explosion, reports from the company and responding firefighters indicate ...

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