BP refinery audit uncovers widespread cracks in safety culture

January 2006
Industrial Safety & Hygiene News;Jan2006, Vol. 40 Issue 1, p12
The article reports on the disclosure of an array of management and safety problems at the company's Texas City refinery, after a review was conducted in the aftermath of the March explosion that has killed workers. On the basis of an internal U.S. Board Patrol audit, significant lapses in leadership, risk awareness, compliance and workplace conditions have been found among the city's refineries. BP has also identified about 50 issues that the Texas City refinery's managers needed to address.


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