U.S. Chemical Safety Board

CSB Back to Three Board Members Again Washington, D.C. February 2, 2023 – With the swearing in of law professor Catherine Sandoval today, the U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) now has three Board members again for the first time since last July.   Sandoval was nominated to the CSB Board by President Joe … Continue reading U.S. Chemical Safety Board

U.S. Chemical Safety Board Report- 2018 Husky Superior Refinery Explosion and Asphalt Fire In Wisconsin

CSB Releases Final Report into 2018 Husky Superior Refinery Explosion and Asphalt Fire in Wisconsin Washington D.C. December 29, 2022 – Today the U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) released its final report on the 2018 refinery explosion and fire at the Husky Superior Refinery in Superior, Wisconsin. The accident injured 36 workers, caused roughly … Continue reading U.S. Chemical Safety Board Report- 2018 Husky Superior Refinery Explosion and Asphalt Fire In Wisconsin

CSB Releases New Chemical Incident Data and Calls for Increased Attention to Process Safety Management During Winter Period – General News – News | CSB

CSB Releases New Chemical Incident Data and Calls for Increased Attention to Process Safety Management During Winter Period   Washington D.C. December 28, 2022 – Today, the U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) released data on chemical incidents reported under the CSB’s “Accidental Release Reporting Rule” during the first quarter of fiscal year … Continue reading CSB Releases New Chemical Incident Data and Calls for Increased Attention to Process Safety Management During Winter Period – General News – News | CSB

U.S. Chemical Safety Board Final Report into 2019 Explosions and Fire at the TPC Group Chemical Plant in Port Neches, Texas

CSB Releases Final Report into 2019 Explosions and Fires at the TPC Group Chemical Plant in Port Neches, Texas   Washington D.C., December 19, 2022 - Today, the U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) released its final investigative report on the November 27, 2019, explosions and fires at the TPC Group Port Neches Operations facility … Continue reading U.S. Chemical Safety Board Final Report into 2019 Explosions and Fire at the TPC Group Chemical Plant in Port Neches, Texas

U.S. Chemical Safety Board Report on 2018 Ethylene Release in Pasadena, Texas

CSB Releases Final Report and Incident Animation for the 2018 Ethylene Release and Fire at the Kuraray America Facility in Pasadena, Texas Washington, D.C. December 21, 2022 – Today the U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) released its final investigation report and incident animation for the 2018 fire that injured 23 workers at … Continue reading U.S. Chemical Safety Board Report on 2018 Ethylene Release in Pasadena, Texas

CSB Process Safety Training Application #PSM #Training

CSB Process Safety Application  The CSB has developed a new interactive training application focused on OSHA’s Process Safety Management, or PSM, …CSB Process Safety Training Application #PSM #Training

CSB Process Safety Training Application #PSM #Training

CSB Process Safety Application  The CSB has developed a new interactive training application focused on OSHA's Process Safety Management, or PSM, regulation. The training covers the 14 elements of PSM using the 2005 explosion at BP’s Texas City refinery as a model. To Download and Install the Application: The CSB Process Safety Application is designed … Continue reading CSB Process Safety Training Application #PSM #Training

U.S. Chemical Safety Board

CSB Interim Executive Authority Steve Owens said, “The CSB continues to see hot work incidents at a variety of facilities across the U.S. even though these are well-understood events and are avoidable. Increased adherence by companies to existing regulations and industry guidance can  keep other hot work incidents from happening in the future and help … Continue reading U.S. Chemical Safety Board

U.S. Chemical Safety Board Issues Guidance to Clarify its Accidental Release Reporting Rule

By Beeta Lashkari, Eric J. Conn, and Micah Smith Earlier this month, on September 1, 2022, the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) announced the release…U.S. Chemical Safety Board Issues Guidance to Clarify its Accidental Release Reporting Rule

U.S. Chemical Safety Board Issues Guidance to Clarify its Accidental Release Reporting Rule

By Beeta Lashkari, Eric J. Conn, and Micah Smith Earlier this month, on September 1, 2022, the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) announced the release…U.S. Chemical Safety Board Issues Guidance to Clarify its Accidental Release Reporting Rule

OSHA Reschedules Chemical Plant Safety Stakeholder Meeting

For those of you interested in commenting on OSHA’s update of its aging process safety management standard, the agency has just announced that the …OSHA Reschedules Chemical Plant Safety Stakeholder Meeting

PSM Safety Program – U.S. Chemical Safety Board

The desktop training application is available for download HERE. The application recreates the details of the Texas City refinery and takes the viewer through interactive training modules on each element of PSM. At the end of each module there is an opportunity to test your knowledge. CSB Interim Executive Steve Owens said, “This is a … Continue reading PSM Safety Program – U.S. Chemical Safety Board