Chemical Safety Board News


CSB Releases Final Report into Chemical Release at MGPI Industries

The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) has released its case study titled “Key Lessons for Preventing Inadvertent Mixing During Chemical Unloading Operations”. The study examines a mixture of incompatible materials at the MGPI Processing Plant in Atchison, Kansas on October 21, 2016. The mixture resulted in a chemical release containing Read the full article…


New Safety Video on 2016 ExxonMobil Fire at Baton Rouge Refinery

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Chemical Safety Board has released a safety video entitled “Fire in Baton Rouge” detailing the CSB’s Key Lessons stemming from the 2016 fire at the ExxonMobil Refinery that seriously injured four workers. The CSB’s latest video includes a new four-minute animation explaining the events leading up to Read the full article…


Safe Practices During Classroom Science Demonstrations

The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) has released a safety message reminding teachers, staff, and school administrators about the hazards of using flammable materials, such as methanol, during classroom science demonstrations. The newly released safety message features CSB Chairperson Vanessa Allen Sutherland and Board Member Kristen Kulinowski, who both emphasize Read the full article…