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December 9, 2023

CSB Report On 2016 Oil Explosion Underscores OSHA ‘Hot Work’ Standard

September 30, 2022 at 5:31 PM
The Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board’s (CSB) new report on a 2016 fire and explosion at a crude oil terminal emphasizes findings that the ultimate cause of the incident was a failure to follow OSHA’s standard for safeguarding “hot work,” and urges industry to prioritize those practices to avoid future disasters. On Sept. 28, CSB released its final investigation report on a 2016 flash fire and explosion at a Sunoco crude oil terminal in Texas that injured seven workers,...

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