Inside OSHA

February 7, 2023

CSB Urges Industry To Tighten Butadiene Safeguards Following Explosion

December 27, 2022 at 12:37 PM
The Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) has released its report on a 2019 accident at a butadiene production facility in Texas, recommending that both the operator and the American Chemistry Council (ACC) strengthen their policies for the chemical to prevent similar incidents, just as EPA is evaluating its risks under TSCA. CSB’s Dec. 19 report follows its investigation into a series of explosions that took place Nov. 27, 2019, at the TPC Group Port Neches Operations facility in...

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