ABSTRACT

EPA Chemical Accident Investigation Report, Powell Duffryn Terminals, Inc., Savannah, Georgia   [open pdf - 3MB]

This is a report from the Environmental Protection Agency on an investigation conducted by the EPA and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. "An explosion and fire took place at the Powell Duffryn Terminals, Inc., Savannah, Georgia, on April 10, 1995, resulting in extensive public evacuations and significant plant damage. The accident involved flammable and toxic substances. EPA and OSHA undertook investigations of this accident because of the serious consequences and the opportunity for lessons learned to prevent similar accidents from occurring. The EPA and OSHA coordinated their investigations and shared their findings." The report identified the root causes and contributing factors of the accident and provided recommendations to prevent future accidents.

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Date:
1998-05
Copyright:
Public Domain
Retrieved From:
United States Environmental Protection Agency: http://www.epa.gov/
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pdf
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application/pdf
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