TITLE

Report says response, training lax in fatal accident

AUTHOR(S)
Moore, Miles
PUB. DATE
February 2011
SOURCE
Rubber & Plastics News;2/7/2011, Vol. 40 Issue 14, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a report issued by the U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) covering the events that caused a heat exchanger rupture and ammonia release at the Goodyear Corp.'s plant located in Houston, Texas resulting in the death of one worker and injuries to six others. The study indicated that the accident occurred due to the lack of onsite emergency response training.
ACCESSION #
59222238

 

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