ABSTRACT

Investigation Report: Vapor Cloud Deflagration and Fire, Rosharon, Texas, January 13, 2003   [open Unknown - 1MB]

"This investigation report examines a vapor cloud deflagration and fire that occurred on January 13, 2003, at BLSR Operating, Ltd., near Rosharon, Texas. The fire was caused by the release of hydrocarbon vapor during the unloading of basic sediment and water from two vacuum trucks into an open area collection pit. This report identifies the root and contributing causes of the incident. It makes recommendations on recognizing the flammability hazards of exploration and production waste liquids, and on safely handling flammable liquids."

Report Number:
Report No. 2003-06-I-TX
Publisher:
Date:
2003-09
Copyright:
Public Domain
Retrieved From:
U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board: http://www.csb.gov/
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